Ringing the Bell

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

Ringing the Bell

Monks practice ringing the giant bell at Chion-in in Gion, Kyoto; in preparation for the official ringing on New Year's Eve. It takes 17 monks to generate enough momentum for the mallet to strike properly.

Taken in Gion, Kyoto, Japan

PictureCode: 914673
Location: HigashiyamaKyoto
Keywords: Chion-in, Bell, Temples

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