Main Hall, Toshodai-ji

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
663highland
30 May 2017
Send to Google Classroom:

The Toshodai-ji is a Buddhist temple of the Risshu sect in Nara, Japan. Founded in 759 CE by the Chinese monk Ganjin, it boasts the largest Nara period building that has survived. This is the Main Hall or Kondo which has a distinctive facade of eight wooden columns.

Cite This Work

APA Style

663highland, . (2017, May 30). Main Hall, Toshodai-ji. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6726/

Chicago Style

663highland, . "Main Hall, Toshodai-ji." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 30, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6726/.

MLA Style

663highland, . "Main Hall, Toshodai-ji." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 May 2017. Web. 25 Oct 2020.

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate