NARA, JAPAN: Kōfuku-ji (興福寺)

DCIM100GOPROGOPR1794.

IMG_2489 IMG_2498Kōfuku-ji (興福寺) is a Buddhist temple that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples in Nara, Japan. The temple is the national headquarters of the Hossō school and is one of the eight Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. (wiki)

IMG_2497
East Golden Hall (東金堂 Tō-kondō), 1425, one of the former three golden halls and the Five-storied pagoda (五重塔 Gojū-no-tō), 1426.
IMG_2494
Five-storied pagoda (五重塔 Gojū-no-tō)

IMG_2490

 

7jun16. Nara, Japan.