A view of Amanohashidate from the Nariai-ji Temple area. The thin strip of land which joins the two sides of Miyazu Bay is a famous landmark and has been chosen as one of the three most beautiful sceneries in Japan. Also known as “The bridge to Heaven”, this 3,6Km long natural bridge hosts 7’000 pine trees and is a much appreciated landscape since the Heian period. It has also been represented in a Ukiyo-e by the great master Hiroshige, in the second half of 1800.
This is the second shot of this enchanting area that I “developed” as a painting, to emphasize its timeless beauty and atmosphere.
EXIF: Pentax K-5 + smc DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL IF DC WR – 24mm – 1/50s – f/9 – ISO80