Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Moon Over the East Temple in Kyoto
Postcard JP-531477 from Japan shows the East Temple (東寺) in Kyoto, Japan. It is famous for the five-story pagoda with layered tower, dated from 796, as the tallest wooden tower in Japan at 54.8 meters. The pagoda has been a symbol of Kyoto. It is part of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto" World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO.
Labels: 796, East Temple, historic, Japan, Kyoto, monument, pagoda, postcard, PostCrossing, received, tallest, tower, UNESCO, World Heritage Site, 五重塔, 京都, 東寺
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