Senbazuru 千羽鶴

Jorin-ji is a Buddhist temple with a small shrine on the grounds. Jorin-ji was built by Lord Ogasawara in the mid 16th century, but the name was changed to Futei-ji when the Ishikawa took control. The name was changed back when the Ogasawara were reinstated as patrons. Jorin-ji features the oldest wooden gate in Matsumoto, which dates back to the Edo period. The bell tower dates back to 1845.

  • Jay Vergara 6y

    Simple elegant patterns make for some of the strongest compositions I think.

    Well done.
  • jpellgen 6y

    Thank you :) I like simple things... But sometimes it's easier to mess up with something simple. Haha
  • zin1966 6y

    Beautiful traditional 千羽鶴!
    I remember that tried to make 千羽鶴 with my class mates for a girl (a class mate's younger sister) who has been in hospital. (and then she left hospital!)
  • jpellgen 6y

    Wonderful :) I received one for Christmas this year--hopefully it works for my family the same way.
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Taken on November 18, 2009
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