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JAPAN - 1956

 
 

In spring of 1957 during tour in Korea I went for several weeks to Japan. Here are some photos made during that trip, the photography is not good, but may show something of Tokyo and Kyoto at that time.

 
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Ginza street, Tokyo, 1957

 
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New rec center building

 
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Buddhist Shrine at Kamakura

 
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Giant Diabatsuden at Kamakura

 
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Shinto Shrine at Kamakura

 
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Giant Daibatsuden at Kamakura

 
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Giant Daibatsuden at Kamakura

 
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Detail of the head of the Diabatsuden statue at Kamakura

 
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Gate of the Imperial palace in Tokyo

 
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Detail of the head of the Daibatsuden statue

 
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Statue in a Shinto shrine at Kamakura

 
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Emperor's garden at Imperial palace in Kyoto

 
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Garden in Imperial palace in Kyoto

 
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Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Higashihonganji Temple, Kyoto

 
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Interior, Sanjusangerdo temple, Kyoto

 
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Sanjusangerdo temple, Kyoto

 
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Sanjusangerdo temple, Kyoto

 
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Hotel, Otsu

 
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View from hotel in Otsu

 
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Imperial palace in Kyoto

 
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Statue in Buddhist shrine at Kamakura

 
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Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Detail of roof, Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Street in Tokyo

 
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Moat of Imperial palace in Tokyo

 
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Buddhist shrine, Kamakura

 
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Ninjo Castle, Kyoto

 
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Room in Nijo Castle, Kyoto

 
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Moat of Nijo Castle, Kyoto

 
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Nijo Castle, Kyoto

 
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Detail of a roof of Nijo Castle, Kyoto

 
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Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Main gate, Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Nijo Castle, Kyoto

 
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Imperial place, Kyoto

 
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Emperor's garden, Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Bridge in Emperor's garden, Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Shirobasha Tea Room, Tokyo

 
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Night scene in Kyoto

 
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Night scene in Kyoto

 
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Moat of Imperial palace, Tokyo

 
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Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Shirobasha Tea Room, Tokyo

 
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Exterior of the building of Shirobasha Tea Room, Tokyo

 
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Entrance to the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, catered then to U.S. military personnel

 
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Entrance to Imperial hotel, Tokyo

 
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Moat of Nijo Castle, Kyoto

 
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Hardy Barracks, Tokyo

 
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Hardy Barracks, Tokyo

 
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PX at Hardy Barracks, Tokyo

 
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Ginza Market, Tokyo

 
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Bridge, Shinto shrine, Kamakura

 
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Shinto Shrine, Kamakura

 
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Entrance to Shinto shrine, Kamakura

 
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Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura

 
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View toward sea coast at Kamakura

 
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Bay at Otsu, Japan

 
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View toward sea at Kamakura

 
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Shinto shrine, Kamakura

 
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New building construction, Tokyo

 
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New building construction, Tokyo

 
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Throne room in Imperial palace, Kyoto

 
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Fish in moat of Imperial palace, Tokyo

 
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Mt Fuji in distance

 

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