Thumbnail pictures from the temple Rokkakudo in Kyoto - Japan


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The temple Rokkakudo ( or Choho-ji) was founded in 587 by Prince Shotoku Taishi. The Main Hall is hexagonally-shaped('Rokkaku' means hexagon) and houses a statue of the Nyoirin Kannon (Bodhisattva of Mercy). The building is from 1877.

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