New eBook ($1.95) about Japanese stone lanterns! Mountian temple lantern - Yamadera-dōrō (山寺燈籠) in the garden of Shugaku-in Rikyu （修学院離宮）in Kyoto. Click here for details: http://www.japanesegardens.jp/gardens/famous/000049.php
Came across this unusual lantern while in the Kurumadani village. It's the entrance to a Shinto shrine and burial side for the local people.
Japanese Garden; A total of 42 various stone lanterns are located in this garden
Stone lantern, Japanese garden, Ashland, Oregon. Design ideas