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Todaiji Daibutsu-den
東大寺大仏殿

Todaiji, Zoshicho
Nara Japan

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1708
Floor Count1
Building Uses
 - monument
 - religious
Structural Types
 - lowrise
Architectural Style
 - pagoda style
Materials
 - wood

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof155 ft

Description
• The world's largest wooden building, the Todaiji Daibutsu-den houses the Great Buddha of Nara. It has been rebuilt several times due to wartime destruction. The temple was originally built in 734. The current temple, finished in 1708, is 2/3 the size of the largest incarnation.

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