Reopen of Byoudoin in Kyoto

By TERRY - Last updated: 水曜日, 4月 30, 2014 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

Byodouin, one of the World heritage sites in Kyoto hosted a completion ceremony of the rennovation on April 2nd.


Byodouin is a Buddhist temple built in 11the century by an influential aristcrat and said to be one of the oldest remaining temples with  buidings and treasures from those days.  The temple was under rennovation since September 2012 and now restored colorful appearances.  Especially, Hohohodou, which is depicted on the face of  1o yen coin, has become beautiful and that was the venue of the ceremony. the rennovation is almost complete and from the 3rd on, visitors were allowed to enter and view the facility.

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