Façade and Detail of Toji Temple's Pagoda

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 January 2018

The Toji temple in Kyoto, Japan was first built between 794-796 CE. The temple complex contains a five-story pagoda, which stands 54.8 m (180 ft) high. It is the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan.



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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