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Five-story Pagoda at Hōryū-ji Temple (法隆寺の五重塔)

The Five-story Pagoda of Hōryū-ji Temple, Nara prefecture. It is one of the oldest surviving wooden structures in the world (the supporting centre pillar is said to have been felled in 594). It stands at a height of 32.45 metres.

The Hōryū-ji Temple complex was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993.

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  • Uploaded on March 11, 2013
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by The Moj
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P510
    • Taken on 2013/03/10 14:33:55
    • Exposure: 0.020s (1/50)
    • Focal Length: 7.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.400
    • ISO Speed: ISO160
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash