April 30, 2011

Reflection, Center of Ancient Japan

 A gentle sunset reflects on the rails of the ancient Imperial Audience Hall.
 Once upon a time Nara had been  the capital of Japan for a short period、from 710 to 784. Imperial Audience Hall was the center of the capital. Here the emperors reigned over Japan. The hall  was rebuilt in 2010.

The Capital was called "Heijo-kyo" whose Palace Site is designated as World Heritage Site. This place is my favorite and  especially I love viewing a sunset from here.




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20 comments:

  1. Beautiful captures, gorgeous reflections and colors! A very lovely and interesting post for the day as always! And thank you, as always, for your visit and comment! Have a lovely weekend!

    Sylvia

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  2. that is lovely! Thank you for visiting and commenting on my blog! :)

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  3. Love the warm glow of that shot. Beautiful.

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  4. This is magnificent. So beautiful and serene.

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  5. Very beautiful photos! I can see why you enjoy watching sunsets from there.

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  6. Timeless beauty.

    Please have a good weekend.

    daily athens

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  7. What a beautiful new header and photos. Simply awesome beauty is captured therein.

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  8. Joyful, thank you, I just now realized I should have posted my new header instead.

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  9. Beautiful sunset shots, I can see why you like viewing them from there! I particularly love the the way the sun's rays stretch out from the rooftop.

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  10. The silhouettes and beautiful bursts of light create enchanting photos!

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  11. Your pictures are always such a treat, Snowwhite... You captured the gold of the light with a great art, on the fisrt one ; and the second one is so precious !

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous! I can understand why you would love it here. I've always wanted to go to Nara, there's so much history there. THank you for sharing through your photos :-D

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  13. these are gorgeous shots. I can see why you enjoy a sunset here.
    I am now one of your new followers!
    : )

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  14. It looks a lovely place and the light is perfect in both photos!

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  15. wow, these are wonderful rendition of sunsets. ^0^

    ps: yes, i was in Osaka last dec. for a holiday trip and aside from Tokyo, it's one of my fave place, actually, there was so much to see with so little time.
    i would love to visit there again, hopefully soon. ^-^

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  16. Wow! I was stunned with the gold reflections of your first photo and then saw the second, equally magnificent one! I love the rays of sun under the eaves in your cloud shot. Just wonderful, my friend.

    Have a great week ahead!
    Genie

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  17. Stunning light,great compositions.....second image is absolutely perfect.

    Best wishes,have a good week Snowwhite!

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  18. The second shot with the glinting sun is just perfect.

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