Kumamoto Castle in Japan
Akazu Turret Gate
In Japanese mythology it is a commonly held belief that evil spirits are founf in the northeast. As this gate faces northeast, it was forbidden to be left open lest these spirits should enter. This is how it received the of Akazu Turret Gate, or Gate of Forbidden Entrance. It was designated an Important Culture Property.
Photo Aug. 27. 2006
Cross-eyed viewing Parallel Viewing