Soji-ji Temple Roof

Some birds perched on a temple roof at Soji-ji

Some birds perched on a temple roof at Soji-ji

こんばんは!今日も一日お疲れ様でした。曇りの今夜の写真は夜景ではなく、真っ青な空の写真を投稿したいと思います。今回は「屋根と青空」をテーマに。屋根と言えば寺院の瓦屋根が大好きです。瓦の様々な形状や葺いた位置などの違いを眺めるだけで安らぎを感じるのです^^ 晴れた先日は横浜の大本山總持寺に行って屋根を撮影してみました。本当に気持いい天気で楽しかった。


Good evening (or morning/afternoon), everyone! I love looking at the roofs of Buddhist temples. The shapes and layout of the “kawara” or tiling are so interesting I could be looking up all day and not minding at all 🙂 It was bright and sunny here the other day so I visited the Soji-ji temple in Yokohama.

Soji-ji, as with most temple grounds, has a cemetery, and this one’s well-known for being the burial place of a famous Japanese actor, Ishihara Yujiro. I didn’t go as far as the cemetery side, but just enjoyed the buildings and park, and took photos of the roofs, making sure to highlight the blue, blue sky. It was a lovely, peaceful place.

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10 Responses to “Soji-ji Temple Roof”

  1. Isao Tajima says:


  2. こんばんわ☆

  3. コントラストも強めで、ピントもしっかりと屋根に合っていて良いですね。Soji-ji? どこかな?

  4. Eliane Hale says:

    very pretty, clear sky and the blue is stunning  

  5. Pam L.K says:

    lovely shots!! You were right about the sky 🙂

  6. +Isao Tajima こんばんは!後処理で一切トリミングせず、撮った構図をそのままに。気に入って頂いてすごく嬉しいです。素敵なコメントありがとうございます!

  7. +ナナ ショウジ こんばんは!軒先の微妙なラインはいいですよね♪ 大好きな屋根と真っ青な空を同時に撮れて嬉しかったです^^  お褒めの言葉ありがとうございます!

  8. +Toshiro Ikeda コメントありがとうございます!横浜市鶴見区にある大本山總持寺です。 ときどき大型観光バスがきますが、お祭り以外は普段人が少なくとても穏やかな場所で気に入っています^^

  9. +Eliane Hale Thank you so much! It was a break during the rainy season. It's amazing how the rain can clear up the sky 🙂

  10. Thank you very much, +Pam L.K! I love clear blue skies like this 🙂

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