#468: Todai-ji (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)

  

#468: Todai-ji (category: Buddhist temple)

Todai-ji

Todai-ji is a Buddhist temple in Nara. It was built by Emperor Shomu in the 8th century and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.

This temple is widely known for its Daibutsu in Nara (refer to #467). Also, it belongs to the Seven Great Temples of Nanto, along with Horyu-ji (refer to #461) and other five temples.

Todai-ji Japan

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