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Main Hall, Toshodai-ji


Mark Cartwright
by 663highland
published on 30 May 2017
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The Toshodai-ji is a Buddhist temple of the Risshu sect in Nara, Japan. Founded in 759 CE by the Chinese monk Ganjin, it boasts the largest Nara period building that has survived. This is the Main Hall or Kondo which has a distinctive facade of eight wooden columns.

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