Kofuku-ji temple

2013-06-29
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IMG_5801 Kofuku-ji temple was founded under the name Yamashina-dera temple in 669 AD (the eighth year of the reign of Emperor Tenji) within the city precincts of modern...
Kofuku-ji temple was founded under the name Yamashina-dera temple in 669 AD (the eighth year of the reign of Emperor Tenji) within the city precincts of modern…
IMG_5810 Construction at the temple compound began in 710. The Nandaimon (Great Southern Gate) was situated a mile north of Heijokyo Sanjo Osuji. To the north stood the...
Construction at the temple compound began in 710. The Nandaimon (Great Southern Gate) was situated a mile north of Heijokyo Sanjo Osuji. To the north stood the…
IMG_5790 Goju-no-to: fve-storey stupa.
Goju-no-to: fve-storey stupa.
IMG_5796 Goju-no-to: fve-storey stupa.
Goju-no-to: fve-storey stupa.
IMG_5794 Tokondo: eastern golden hall.
Tokondo: eastern golden hall.
IMG_5800 Chukondo: Central golden hall, under reconstruction.
Chukondo: Central golden hall, under reconstruction.
IMG_5802 Hokuendo: northern octagonal hall.
Hokuendo: northern octagonal hall.
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