KOFUKUJI TEMPLE - FIVE STORIED PAGODA

Gojyu-no-to (Five Storied Pagoda) of Kofukuji Temple was completed in 725 at the request of Empress Komyo. The current building is a restoration which was completed in 1426. At 50.1m high it is the second highest pagoda in Japan. Gojyu-no-to is part of the Kofukuji Temple complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms part of the 'Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara' listing.

Kofukuji Temple - Five Storied Pagoda

Kofukuji Temple - Five Storied Pagoda

Address:
Nara, Nara Prefecture.


KOFUKUJI TEMPLE - FIVE STORIED PAGODA MAP

Kofukuji Temple - Five Storied Pagoda is indicated by the red marker.

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Author: Craig Fryer

Kofukuji Temple - Five Storied Pagoda

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