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Sightseeing at Shuri Castle 3

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 18 November 2008 in Architecture.

Details of the decoration on top of the main hall at Shuri castle, Naha.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

Fascinating details . . right down to those imprints in the little 'seals' . . what a celebratory place this is.

18 Nov 2008 8:04am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks Ronnie!

KIJI from valenciennes, France

It looks great! I love this colourful photo

18 Nov 2008 11:33am

@KIJI: Cheers KIJI!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

These adornments are so interesting and colorful. Really nicely done.

18 Nov 2008 11:56am

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie!

standley from Carquefou, France

What a beautiful festival of colours. I like the intricacy!

18 Nov 2008 12:06pm

@standley: Thanks standley!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Whoa...mighty impressive!

18 Nov 2008 12:57pm

@Lorraine: Cheers Lorraine!

Cheryl from Texas, United States

awsome shot, you got it just right so that the sun hasn't washed out the colours!

18 Nov 2008 1:25pm

@Cheryl: Thanks Cheryl!

Wolfgang - vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

So full of color & light! Send it over, we have a grey morning over here today....

18 Nov 2008 2:10pm

@Wolfgang - vu@granby: Thanks Wolfgang. Sorry to hear about your grey day...!

Alphons from Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Very impressive colourfull capture!

18 Nov 2008 5:59pm

@Alphons: Thanks Alphons!

kavita from Paramaribo, Suriname

lovely, Daryl!
I think the colours are significant to the asian culture:p

19 Nov 2008 12:17am

@kavita: Cheers kavita!

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Super colourful shot of some nice looking dragons.

19 Nov 2008 12:19am

@Richard_Irwin: Thanks Richard!

Steve from United States

A really strong image with lots of detail and superb colors.

19 Nov 2008 6:48am

@Steve: Cheers Steve!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

I really like those dragons, they have a distinctly Japanese look.

19 Nov 2008 11:48pm

@Twelvebit: The Ryukyu kingdom was very interesting; a blend of cultures, with lots of Japanese and Chinese influence.

marc from France

too much for an "occidental", Japan just have to make Japon land..
nice shot, Daryl.

22 Nov 2008 7:48pm

@marc: Thank you marc!