January 9, 2013

Shinto Shrine in Otsuchi, Japan

Photograph by Xu Xiaolin, laif/Redux

A red torii welcomes the faithful to a Shinto shrine in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan. The town was devastated by the March 2011 tsunami; most of its fishing fleet was wiped out. The shrine, dedicated to the town's fishermen, was rebuilt after the deadly event.

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