Kofukuji Temple Museum is within the Kofukuji Temple complex and is formally known as the Kofukuji Temple National Treasure Museum. Completed in 1959 it houses National Read more [...]
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.