7/25.- Nara, Kofukuji Temple, Five Floor Pagoda detail


In this picture you can see a detail of the roof of the Five Story Pagoda in the Kofukuji Temple. This pagoda was originally built at the beginning of the 8th century by the Empress Komyoh. Its current structure dates from 1426.

Other buildings of interest in Kofukuji are the Eastern Golden Hall (Tokondo), the Northern Octagonal Hall (Hokuendo), and the Southern Octagonal Hall (Nanendo).

The temple of Kofukuji can be accessed from Nara Train Station on foot, on the way to Nara Park.

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