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  1. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Entrance to the ancient grave site located in Yoshimi, Saitama Prefecture
  2. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    The ancient grave cluster in Yoshimi, Saitama Prefecture
  3. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    The ancient grave cluster in Yoshimi, Saitama Prefecture
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    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Grave entrances at the main cluster
  5. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Entrance to a grave carved into the sandstone
  6. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Grave entrances carved into the sandstone
  7. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Entrance to a grave in Yoshimi; the pedestal for the coffin is clearly visible on the left
  8. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    The grave hill of Yoshimi
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    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    The rare kind of fluorescent moss - higarigoke - found in some of the graves
  10. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Tunnels dug at the end of WWII by Korean labourers, meant to hold a production line for the Nakajima Aircraft Factory
  11. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Tunnels dug at the end of WWII by Korean labourers, meant to hold a production line for the Nakajima Aircraft Factory
  12. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Tunnels dug at the end of WWII by Korean labourers, meant to hold a production line for the Nakajima Aircraft Factory
  13. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Tunnels dug at the end of WWII by Korean labourers, meant to hold a production line for the Nakajima Aircraft Factory
  14. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    View onto Higashimatsuyama City, Saitama Prefecture, which Yoshimi is part of
  15. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Iwamuro Kannon Hall resting on stilts and holding 88 stone figures of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion
  16. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Iwamuro Kannon Hall resting on stilts and holding 88 stone figures of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion
  17. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Stone images of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion
  18. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Stone images of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion
  19. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Stone images of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion
  20. Yoshimi Hyakuana

    Yoshimi Hyakuana

    The Gan Kutsu Hotel, carved into the stone by the local farmer Takahashi Minekutsu. He started in 1904 and continued his work until his death in 1925.
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