“Yasaka Pagoda”, the landmark of Kyoto2013.03.10

“Yasaka Pagoda” is a part of “Houganji Temple”, and located in Kyoto prefecture.

This?pagoda?was bulit?in about 1500 years ago.? 5 wooden statues of “the Five Great Wisdom Kings” are worshipped on the first floor. You can see the?beautiful landscape of Kyoto from second to fifth floor. One of the?Japanese legend says that when some accedent was occured and this pagoda started to collapse, a monk called “Jyozo Miyoshi”?was?stopped collapsing?it by his supernatural buddhism power.

"Yasaka Pagoda", the landmark of Kyoto

If you come to Japan, please visit this beautiful tower!

Photo by Kyoto Design


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