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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Guarding the gateway.

One of the guardian king statues that stand by the gate. They serve to protect the gateway to the Daisho-in temple on the island of Miyajima.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Hiroshima, Japan
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Leslie Soto