04 April, 2013

Japan Photo #31

Here is another photo my eldest son took during his Kyoto/Nara trip, for the express purpose of my posting it here. 

Can you guess what this thing, on the side of a historic castle, is for? 


Deb said...

Is it to stop snow building up against the foundations? Um, does the silliness of that answer reveal that I do not live in a city with snow???

Judie said...

1 Scraping mud etc off boots.
2 Ensuring air circulates under snow.
3 Keeps mice out of cellar.