#473: Saidai-ji in Nara (category: Buddhist temple)
There are many Buddhist temples named Saidai-ji in Japan. Especially, the one in Nara is the most famous among them. It was built in the 8th century at the request of Empress Koken.
Also, it belongs to Seven Great Temples of Nanto as well as Horyu-ji (refer to #461), Todai-ji (refer to #468), Kofuku-ji (refer to #469), Yakushi-ji (refer to #470), Gango-ji (refer to #471), and Daian-ji (refer to #472).
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