JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Horyuji temple 法隆寺
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Horyuji temple Five-Story Pagoda and Kondo Hall, National Treasures 五重塔 金堂396 views
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Horyuji temple, Nandaimon Gate, National Treasure 南大門(国宝)283 views
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Japan's most famous temple, with the world's oldest wooden buildings (over 1,300 years old), is also the country's first World Heritage Site. Also called Ikaruga-dera, the temple is the headquarters of the Shotoku-shu Buddhist Sect. Path to279 views
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Horyuji temple Kondo Main Hall, the world's oldest wooden building at 1,300 years old. National Treasure 金堂236 views
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Map of Horyuji. Large complex of buildings. Only two precincts are open to the public.224 views
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Horyuji temple, Yumenodo Pavilion, National Treasure. The Nippon Budokan martial arts hall in Tokyo was designed after ths pavilion. 夢殿202 views
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Horyuji Goju-no-To (Five-Story Pagoda) National Treasure 五重塔194 views
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Five-Story Pagoda and Kondo Hall, National Treasures 五重塔 金堂190 views
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Nandaimon Gate 南大門174 views
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Horyuji and World Heritage Site (Japan's first) marker170 views1 comments
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Horyuji temple, Daikōdō Hall, National Treasure 大講堂169 views
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Sai-in Garan West Precinct 西院伽藍161 views
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Goju-no-To (Five-Story Pagoda), National Treasure, Horyuji 五重塔151 views
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Also called Ikaruga-dera, the temple is the headquarters of the Shotoku-shu Buddhist Sect founded by Shotoku Taishi.147 views
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西院伽藍145 views
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Bell tower in East Precinct 東院鐘楼141 views
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Admission charged. The 1,000 yen ticket gets you into the three major sights.139 views
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三経院 National Treasure136 views
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Horyuji is one of Japan's most famous temples, with the world's oldest wooden buildings (over 1,300 years old). Japan's first World Heritage Site.131 views
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Signs to other temples129 views
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東院鐘楼127 views
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You can enter or see inside the buildings, but no photography is allowed inside.123 views
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Kondo Main Hall, National Treasure 金堂115 views
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Kondo Main Hall, National Treasure 金堂114 views
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Kondo Main Hall, National Treasure 金堂113 views
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Chūmon Gate, National Treasure 中門111 views
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Lantern relief108 views
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Kondo Main Hall, National Treasure 金堂107 views
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Daikodo Hall and Five-Story Pagoda, National Treasures 五重塔107 views
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Even the corridor is a National Treasure 西院伽藍の廻廊106 views
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Daiho-zoin Museum 大宝蔵院106 views
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Kondo Main Hall, National Treasure 金堂104 views
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Bell tower in East Precinct 東院鐘楼103 views
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Corridor and Chūmon Gate 西院伽藍の廻廊102 views
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To Daikōdō Hall101 views
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Daikōdō Hall, National Treasure. Houses Buddha statues. 大講堂101 views
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Chūmon Gate, National Treasure 中門100 views
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Gate to Yumenodo Pavilion97 views
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Lantern96 views
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Yumenodo Pavilion, National Treasure 夢殿94 views
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Tōdaimon Gate, National Treasure 東大門93 views
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絵殿、舎利殿91 views
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絵殿、舎利殿91 views
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Daiho-zoin Museum. Admission included in the 1,000 yen ticket. 大宝蔵院88 views
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Path to Yumenodo Pavilion88 views
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National Treasure87 views
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Ticket gate to Yumenodo. Admission included in the 1,000 yen ticket.85 views
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Chūmon Gate and Kondo Hall84 views
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Path to Yumenodo Pavilion83 views
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Path to Yumenodo Pavilion82 views
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