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A lakeside tea room (and maybe place for meditation?)Kenrokuen, Kanazawa, Japan

Our house in Japan really was built over a koy pond like this! We had a huge, 8 inch thick piece a glass for viewing, right in the middle of the living room floor. This one is from Kenrokuen, Kanazawa, Japan.

A traditional Japanese inn - Kanagu Ryokan in Nagano, Japan, is one of many ryokans that inspired the animation, Spirited Away.

A traditional Japanese inn - Kanagu Ryokan in Nagano, Japan. It is one of many ryokans that inspired Hayao Miyazaki's animated film 'Spirited Away'

Persimmon and Snow scene by yubomojao, via Flickr- this color scheme reminds me of Snow White, because this is exactly what her mother was looking at when she wished for a daughter with hair as black as wood, lips as red as blood, and skin as white as snow.

Persimmon and Snow scene Japan- this color scheme reminds me of Snow White, because this is exactly what her mother was looking at when she wished for a daughter with hair as black as wood, lips as red as blood, and skin as white as snow.

Jizo statues in Kamakura, Japan. Jizo take care of the souls of unborn children and those who died at a young age. Children “in limbo” in Japan are said to go to a place called sai no kawara, where they must create piles of stones into small towers. But every night the stone towers are destroyed by demons, so the next day the children must make new piles of stones. The making of these towers is to help their parents accrue merit for their own afterlife.

I saw lots of these all over Japan! Jizo statues in Kamakura, Japan. Jizo take care of the souls of unborn children and those who died at a young age.

I don't care that half the girls dressed as geishas are paying for it - I still love it

There are studios in Japan where they will style you as a Maiko and you can walk around the city. Although they intentionally make small details different many people will photograph them.