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Katagiharadera

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Model of the temple's pagoda, at the Museum of Kyoto.
  • Built: 7th century
  • Destroyed: 9th century
  • Japanese: 樫原寺 (Katagihara-dera; Kashihara-dera)

Katagihara-dera was a temple built in Kyoto in the 7th century and destroyed in the 9th century. Archaeological excavations in 1967 confirmed the locations and forms of the temple's corridors, gates, and distinctive three-story octagonal pagoda.

References

  • Gallery label, Museum of Kyoto.
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