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Pagoda @ Toji Temple Kyoto Circa Spring 2007

Tou-ji  Temple ( 東寺) . It’s Kanji or Chinese characters means East Temple. This pagoda of Tou-ji stands 57m high and is the
tallest wooden tower in Japan. It dates from Edo period, when it was rebuit by order of the third Tokugawa Shogun, Iemitsu.
It has and continues to a symbol of Kyoto. Entrance into the pagoda itself is permitted only a few days a year.

Source: Toji Temple

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