Tōdai-ji, Japan

The Todai-ji, his full name Kegonshū Daihonzan Todai-ji is a Buddhist temple in Nara, Japan. It is the center of Kegon and Ritsu, but all branches of Japanese Buddhism are studied and the site has many temples and shrines annexes. Within the grounds is the largest wooden building in the world, 1 the Daibutsu-den, which houses a huge bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana called Daibutsu, that is to say, Great Buddha”. The building, with a width of eight spans of pillars (57 meters), is smaller than the original temple which included twelve others.SONY DSC IMG1906 13796435