Elementary School Near Namie Town - This school was evacuated during the 2011 Tsunami and Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima. The clock stopped due to water damage just minutes after the students all successfully reported making it to the nearby evacuation point.
I know this sub is usually “beautiful” pictures of Japan, but currently there’s a typhoon disaster and I want to spread awareness. You can’t just look at the beautiful parts and neglect this side.
Holy Austin rock houses, Kinver Edge, Staffordshire, UK, built for ironworkers, may have been the inspiration for JRR Tolkien's Hobbit house.
400-year-old gate at Heihachi-jaya, Kyoto. My son skipped off to juku with my house key yesterday evening, so while was locked out I walked over to this old restaurant in my hood with katana cuts in the door frame.