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Japan 4 – Todai-ji/東大寺, Nara

Sep 8, 10 • Japan, NaraNo Comments »
Tōdai-ji (東大寺) is one of the biggest wooden Buddhist temples in the world and it has the world’s largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese simply as Daibutsu. Height: 14.98 m Face: 5.33 m Eyes: 1.02 m Nose: 0.5 m...

Japan 3 – Nara/奈良市

Sep 7, 10 • Japan, NaraNo Comments »
Nara (奈良市) is the capital city of Nara Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan. It is one of the main tourist attractions comparable in historical value to Kyoto. Tōdai-ji, is a Buddhist temple and the largest wooden building in the world,...