12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
Big frog

There are a lot of festivals and events in japan. This is one of an interesting event of Nara prefecture. Kaerutobi-gyoji (Frog jumping) is a traditional event of Kinpusen-ji (Temple) in July. This event is based on a local legend. We can know the legend by participating in this event.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Nara Prefecture, Japan
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Hidetoshi Ogata