The roof panel details of Ninomaru Gōten, in Nijō-jō, Kyoto. The palace is constructed using Hinoki cypress and adorned with elaborate carvings, intended to intimidate/ impress the visitors of the Tokugawa Shoguns. And if that fails, there’s always their samurai bodyguards.
Yeah, very stately and elegant at the same time 🙂
Thanks for adding a Pinterest button to your blogs. I’ve used it quite a few times!
Heh I should thank you for the suggestion instead!!