The Sorinto, Rinnoji Temple, Nikko(1)
[ID] 31  ( ID:31 )
[Photographer] Kusakabe,Kinbei
[Album] Kusakabe,Kinbei (Album)
[Place] Nikko
[Date] After 14th year of Meiji
[Color] mono
[Size] 210x276
[Cabinet] 1-31-0
[Keyword] temple
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The Sorin tower at Rinnoji Temple in Nikko was built with the Sanbutsudo at Nikosan Shinto Shrine, but in accordance with the Buddhism and Shintoism Separation Order, the Sorin tower was removed in 1875 and the Sanbutsudo was moved to Rinnoji in of 1881. The Sorin tower is a monument erected to play for the repose of souls, housing many scriptures and built upon orders from Shogun Iemitsu. The roof of the Sanbutsudo is seen at the right of the photo.