Rooftops of Japan

a) detailed ornaments are seen everywhere
b) demon and dragon-shaped closures were meant as protection against fire and destruction
c) the Shogun's palace Nijojo has different types of roof: not only shingles but also straw
d) Heian Shrine in Kyoto was constructed during a time when western influence was everywhere - turrets on shrine roofs cannot be seen anywhere else
e) traditional business house in Kyoto
f) side building of Golden Pavilion
g) another side building of Golden Pavilion


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    1. Ja, Japanische Architektur ist echt toll. So viele Details, die man anschauen und fotografieren kann... :)

      Grüße nach Mannheim!