Kawahara-dera

Local name川原寺
LocationKashihara, Nara, Japan

Kawara-dera was a Buddhist temple established during the Asuka period in Asuka, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Excavations have revealed a large-scale complex which included two kondō, a pagoda, extensive priests' quarters, and roof tiles that are "among the most beautiful ever made in Japan". The area has been designated a Historic Site and forms part of a grouping of sites submitted in 2007 for future inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List: Asuka-Fujiwara: Archaeological sites of Japan’s Ancient Capitals and Related Properties. Related artefacts are displayed at the Asuka Historical Museum.

Tags Place of WorshipBuddhist
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawara-dera

Address Japan

Coordinates 34°28'19.925" N 135°49'2.313" E

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