Larry Knipfing

The Holy Rock Gotobiki Iwa, Shingu

A gigantic stone and incredible view at Kamikura-jinja

Larry Knipfing   - 1 min read

In Japan, things of nature that are large and beautiful are treated with awe and respect and are often venerated as being holy. This holy rock, Gotobiki Iwa (within Kamikura Shrine) is no exception. Before my visit, I didn't quite know what to expect. But when I finally made it up that long difficult climb, I was totally awed. It IS large, and it IS beautiful, and the view IS incredible. Come and see it!

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Larry Knipfing

Larry Knipfing @larry.knipfing

Born on Long Island, New York in 1958, I have spent the last 30 years of my life living in Japan, and enjoying every minute of it! I especially love photography, and Japan is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world to photograph! My other love is fiction writing and I have pub...