The Great Bell, Hokoji Temple° 3°ň
[ID] 3093
[Photographer] R. Stillfried
[Album] R. Stillfried?
[Place] Kyoto
[Date] unknown
[Color] mono
[Size] 175x221
[Cabinet] 63-12-0
[Keyword] temple/man
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The big bell of Hokoji Temple placed on the stone blocks is viewed from the south. Two men in kimono are holding the bell. The big bell was made at the time of the reconstruction of the temple by Toyotomi Hideyori in 1614. It is said to have been 4.5m high, 2.8m in diameter, 28cm thick and about 8.3 tons in weight.