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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Miyashiro in the rain.

This is the shrine that is left of Miyashiro Castle. It was an important boundary for a warlord named Date Masamune. I came here because I wanted to go to all the castles that were part of Date Masamune's life, a warlord who was interested in foreigners. So, I came to the far countryside to see what was left.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 05.2016
Photo Location: Nihonmatsu, Fukushima-ken, Japan
Camera: FinePix Z1000EXR
Copyright: © Mary Ann Gutierrez