If you ride along the Ikumi Line/伊久身線 in Shimada City you will discover a small new shnto shrine near the Dai Ichi Shogakou/第一小学校 bus stop!
You can’t miss it as it is located near a cemetery amenities shop!
It might be small but the bright white and red colors peek through the trees!
You will see it across the street!
This is the Shinto Shrine with its torii gate in front!
But the building beside it is a Buddhist Temple!
It is not rare in Japan to find the two faiths cohabiting peacefully!
The Temple is not that big but it is old although someone lives inside!
Many temples and shrines share the same architectural characteristics!
Interestingly enough the shrine, although it bears no visible name, has two different torii ates!
A typical shrine color in Japan although it might vary between light orange and red purpleRE!
But this one is very new!
You are easily excused if you think at first this all the same religious site!
The small temple is really old but its roofing is in good repair!
But the rest of it might need some work!
The walls areas simple as they can be!
But I wouldn’t change the pinions!
Taking a last peek around the building!
Good-bye, “floating shrine”!
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