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Golden Hall
金堂

Horyuji Yamauchi
Ikaruga Japan

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished680
Floor Count1
Building Uses
 - religious
Structural Types
 - lowrise
Materials
 - wood


Description
This building, along with 3 others in the Horyuji complex (5 storey pagoda, central gate, and precinct corridor) are believed to be the oldest, intact wooden buildings in the world, constructed in the Asuka Period at the very beginning of Japan's recorded history.

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