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Japan Photo Journal: Unique umbrellas

(Mainichi/Nobuhiro Yokoi)

Japanese umbrellas are lit up in front of the main hall of Daisenji temple during a preview of a special event in the town of Daisen, Tottori Prefecture, in western Japan, on the night of Aug. 7, 2019. The event displaying traditional craftworks lit up from the inside will run from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Aug. 12. The entrance fee is 1,000 yen for junior high school students and older visitors. This includes a 400-yen voucher which can be used in shops along the approach to the temple. Entry for those of elementary school age and younger is free. The event is also scheduled to be held from Oct. 20 to 22. For inquiries, call the town tourist center on 0859-52-2502 (in Japanese).

    (Japanese original by Nobuhiro Yokoi, Yonago Local Bureau)

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