Higashi Honganji Temple° 2°ň
Main front of Higashi Hongwanji,largesBuddhist temple in Japan,just rebuilt,(looking north),Kyoto,Japan.(60)
[ID] 4973°°°°( ID:4973 )
[Photographer] Underwood
[Album] Underwood
[Place] Kyoto
[Date] 1904
[Color] mono
[Size] 155x82
[Cabinet] 97-37-0
[Keyword] temple/flowers and trees/child/garden
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Taishi-do of Higashihonganji Temple is viewed from the southeast. There are many children around the big water fountain. The Taishi-do took 15 years to build. It was completed in 1895 according to the wishes of the head priest, Otani Kosho. Built in single-story "irimoya" style with a tiled roof, it is 76m wide, 56m deep, 38m high, and covers 3,800 square metres. It is the largest wooden structure in the world.