Kanji: 陵. Radical: 阜. Number of strokes: 11. Meaning: “ mausoleum”. Pronunciation: リョウ、みささぎryō, misasagi.

Nikkō

Nikkō

Mausoleum of shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu (Tōshō-gū 日光東照宮)
Mausoleum of his grandson Iemitsu 徳川 家光
Futarasan Shrine 二荒山神社 dating to the year 767
As well as famous hot springs,
Definitely
"Never say 'kekkō' 結構 (wonderful) until you've seen Nikkō 日光"
「日光を見ずして結構と言うなかれ」

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal ताज महल ("Crown of the Palaces") - An ivory-white marble mausoleum in Agra, commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan for the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.


Le Taj Mahal ताज महल ("la couronne des palais") - Un mausolée de marbre blanc ivoire à Agra, commandé en 1632 par l'empereur moghol Shah Jahan pour le tombeau de sa femme préférée, Mumtaz Mahal.

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