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INSPIRED BEAUTY OF ARCHITECTURE Japanese
Kinryuzan Temple 1938 y.

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Kinryuzan Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo. It is Tokyo’s oldest temple, and one of its most significant. Formerly associated with the Tendai sect, it became independent after World War II. Adjacent to the temple is a Shinto shrine, the Asakusa Shrine.
During World War II, the temple was bombed and for the most part destroyed. It was rebuilt later and is a symbol of rebirth and peace to the Japanese people. In the courtyard there is a tree that was hit by a bomb in the air raids, it had regrown in the husk of the old tree and is a similar symbol to the temple itself.



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building, travel, architecture, temple, japan, culture, scenic, shrine, asia, holy

Comments

  • Dinni H
    Dinni Habout 4 years ago

    beautiful!

  • appreciated Dinni, thank you

    – andy551

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellabout 4 years ago

    Stunning work Andy and a fave. x

  • Awesome feedback, thanks so much

    – andy551

  • ellamental
    ellamentalabout 4 years ago

    This is splendorous !!!!!!!!!!!!

  • appreciated , thank you

    – andy551

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusabout 4 years ago

    What can I say, mate you’ve done it again excellent !

  • Thank you so much for your visit and much appreciated comment

    – andy551

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 4 years ago

    Gorgeous work

  • Thanks so much,Kathy

    – andy551

  • sharpie
    sharpieabout 4 years ago

    Beauty, your style has made great justice!

  • Thanks! I really appreciate your visit and kind comment

    – andy551

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseabout 4 years ago

    Simply stunning art Andy – and wonderful information!

  • Thanks so much,Sharona

    – andy551

  • seductress
    seductressabout 4 years ago

    Love it!

  • Thank You!!!

    – andy551

  • kyungmee
    kyungmeeabout 4 years ago

    Any..this is fantastic!! I love the dramatic style you have!

  • Thank you so very much, I am glad you like it so

    – andy551

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic work Andy!

  • That’s a really great feedback, thank you!

    – andy551

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