Great Buddha Hall, Todaiji

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 April 2017

The Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji temple complex, Nara, Japan. First built in the 8th century CE, the building today was built in the middle of the Edo Period (1603-1867 CE).



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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