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Water Covered Fountain
I remember this fountain from a previous trip where I wasn't happy with the photo I got of it. I'm still not thrilled, but it's better. After I finished taking the photo there was a queue of young people also wanting to photograph my discovery.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Kyoto > Water Covered Fountain

Suiban-sha - Water Fountain
This is the water source for visitors to purify themselves.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Nikko > Suiban-sha - Water Fountain

Fountain in Daisho-in
Like so many other scenic fountains, this is for clensing yourself before you go visit the temples. I rarely saw them used, but they are nice too look at.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Miyajima > Fountain in Daisho-in

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John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Kyoto Temples > Fountain

Cleaning Fountain

When you enter temple areas you are supposed to clean your mouth and hands.
Westerners are excused (it might be just a Buddhist thing), but these fountains are found at many of the larger
sites.


John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Trip to Japan > North West Kyoto > Cleaning Fountain

Public Fountain

What can I say? Those Japanese are brilliant! This is a knock off of Manneken Pis in Germany.


John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Trip to Japan > Toyohashi > Public Fountain