Daibutsu-den (the Great Buddha Hall),Todaiji Temple(2)
[ID] 633  ( ID:633 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Place] Nara
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 138x91
[Cabinet] 14-23-0
[Keyword] temple/statue of Buddha
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This is the front view of the Golden Hall, the Hall of the Great Buddha (Daibutsuden) at the centre of Todaiji Temple. It was constructed by order of Emperor Shomu, and was burned twice in fires, but it was restored in the beginning of the 18th century and remains to this day.