Thumbnail pictures from the temple Kodai-ji in Kyoto - Japan
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The Kodai-ji is a Rinzai Zen temple. It was built around 1605 for Nene, who held the high position of Kitano Mandokoro. She was the wife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who as Kanpaku was a chief advisor to the Emperor , Besides fine temple halls, Kodaiji features a small bamboo grove and a landscape garden with tea houses.
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