2013/04/07

Pagoda -Stupa-

Pagodas originated as stupas, which where Buddhist  sacred relics were kept.
There are three-story, five-story and thirteen story pagodas in Japan.


World oldest wooden five-story pagoda - Early 8th century
Buddhist monuments in the Horyu-ji area(World Heritage List1993) 


Three-story pagoda of Hokkiji Temple
Buddhist monuments in the Horyu-ji area(World Heritage List1993)

*Reference:Official web site of UNESCO / お寺の教科書(枻出版社)

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