Wooden prayer plaques (Ema) in Japanese Shinto Shrine - Stock image
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Tokyo, Japan - October 9, 2013: Wooden prayer plaques (Ema) with written prayers or wishes in many different languages in the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. The Shrine is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. A large tree with lush green leaves is seen in the background. The Shrine is built in the azekurazukuri style (a traditional Japanese architectural style).