Sunday, August 27, 2006


We happened across a special event in Matsushima. Enshrined in this temple are 5 statues, which are only open for public viewing during a special ceremony, held once every 33 years, for 3 days. As luck would have it, this was the right year and we visited Matsushima on the first of the 3 days!


  1. Yes, especially since we just stumbled upon it and who knows were we'll be in another 33 years?!


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