Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

What is the most amazing thing about Japan is this permanent mix of tradition and modernity. February 2012. Ce qui est le plus étonnant au Japon est ce mélange constant entre tradition et modernité. Février 2012.

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In the Kanda-Myōjin shrine, a bride is ready for the shintoist ceremony. She wears an amazing immaculate white costume. February 2012. Dans le temple de Kanda-Myōjin, une mariée est prête pour la cérémonie shintoïste. Elle porte un étonnant ensemble blanc immaculé. Février 2012.

Kyoto, Japan

In one of the secondary temples of Kiyomizu Dera sanctuary, a young woman takes the pose near the statue of a rabbit. Since rabbits have large litters, Japanese people worship them since they think that they will bring celestial favors on births. February 2012. Dans un des temples secondaires du sanctuaire Kiyomizu Dera, une jeune…

Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan

The Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto is located on top of a mountain. It is surrounded by shops for tourists and pilgrims. February 2012. Le temple de Kiyomizu-dera de Kyoto est haut d’une montagne. Il est cerné par les boutiques pour touristes et pèlerins. Février 2012.

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In Japanese, Teppan Yaki literally means « grilled on an iron plate » et this a type of Japanese cooking that developed in the 1940′. In this restaurant at the top of a Shinjuku tower, the cook prepares Kobe beef for three guests who sit in front of the hob. Kobe beef is known as the best…

Tsukiji

Tokyo, Japan

There are many sushi restaurants that are open twenty four hours a day near Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Tsukiji is a large wholesale market for fish and it is famous for its tuna auctions at 5:20 in the morning. February 2012. Il y a plusieurs restaurants de sushi qui sont ouverts vingt-quatre heures sur…

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In the cold winter morning, Japanese employees who get off the train at Shinjuku station wear surgical masks in order to prevent getting sick. Shinjuku station is the busiest train station in the world as it is used by an average of 3.7 million people per day. February 2012. Dans le froid matin d’hiver, les…