Japan Prepares For New Year : News Photo

Japan Prepares For New Year

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KOBE, JAPAN - DECEMBER 27: Miko (shrine maidens) and shrine priests decorate shrine entrance for celebration of the forthcoming 'Year of the Snake' at Ikuta Shrine on December 27, 2012 in Kobe, Japan. Japanese years are commonly associated with the twelve animals Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
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KOBE, JAPAN - DECEMBER 27: Miko (shrine maidens) and shrine priests decorate shrine entrance for celebration of the forthcoming 'Year of the Snake' at Ikuta Shrine on December 27, 2012 in Kobe, Japan. Japanese years are commonly associated with the twelve animals Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
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December 27, 2012
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Miko and shrine priests decorate shrine entrance for celebration of... News Photo 158737495Celebration,Decoration,Entrance,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Kobe - Japan,Preparation,Priest,Shrine,Year Of The SnakePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Buddhika WeerasingheKOBE, JAPAN - DECEMBER 27: Miko (shrine maidens) and shrine priests decorate shrine entrance for celebration of the forthcoming 'Year of the Snake' at Ikuta Shrine on December 27, 2012 in Kobe, Japan. Japanese years are commonly associated with the twelve animals Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)