Todaiji Temple

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Buddha hall Vairocana Gallery Kaidan-in Kaidan-in
Nigatsu hall Nigatsu hall Water kettle Hoke hall Hoke hall
Belfry Tegai gate Tegai gate Chisokuin Main hall

UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites, Todaiji Temple was built in the Nara period (710-749 AD) at the behest of Emperor Syomu (724-749). The chief object of workshop is Vairocana Buddha, who is also the central Buddha in the KegonSutra. The Grate Buddha Hall ranks as the largest wooden structure in the world.

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