View From a Kyoto Side Street

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8 Comments on “View From a Kyoto Side Street

    • You can’t go in except on a few special days. They are constructed with a central supporting pillar and a complex system that lets each tier move in such a way as to be particularly earthquake-proof. They often house relics of the Buddha, apparently. And the one by our hotel in Kyoto had statues of Buddha inside also.

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