#462: Hokki-ji (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)

  

#462: Hokki-ji (category: Buddhist temple)

Hokki-ji

Hokki-ji or Hoki-ji is a prestigious Buddhist temple, located in Nara, to the south of Kyoto (refer to #035). It is known for being the oldest and tallest three-story pagoda in Japan.

The temple belongs to "Seven Great Buddhist Temples built by Prince Shotoku". Also, it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with Horyu-ji (refer to #461).

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