Façade and Detail of Toji Temple's Pagoda

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 January 2018
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The Toji temple in Kyoto, Japan was first built between 794-796 CE. The temple complex contains a five-story pagoda, which stands 54.8 m (180 ft) high. It is the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 11). Façade and Detail of Toji Temple's Pagoda. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7899/facade-and-detail-of-toji-temples-pagoda/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Façade and Detail of Toji Temple's Pagoda." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7899/facade-and-detail-of-toji-temples-pagoda/.

MLA Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Façade and Detail of Toji Temple's Pagoda." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jan 2018. Web. 17 Oct 2021.