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
Nara, Nara Prefecture.
KOFUKUJI TEMPLE - FIVE STORIED PAGODA MAP
Kofukuji Temple - Five Storied Pagoda is indicated by the red marker.
For a larger version of this map see: Kofukuji Temple - Five Storied Pagoda Map
Author: Craig Fryer