Handwashing Stall - Japan

Handwashing Stall - Japan
Handwashing Stall - Japan
Handwashing Stall is a unique monument in the city of Kamakura, Japan. It consists of two small structures in the shape of a cross, made of chestnut wood. It is said that it was erected in the 14th century for the purpose of providing purified water for religious rituals and ceremonies. Nowadays, the Handwashing Stall is a symbol of peace and is a great example of the traditional architecture of Kamakura. As a traveler and photographer, it can be an interesting part of your journey, offering wonderful views of the city and providing an insight into the culture and religion of Japanese people. The location is can also be very photogenic provided the right light and angle.