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Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Japan
Best of: Temple, Buddhism
Sanjusangen-do is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama District of Kyoto, Japan. Officially known as "Rengeo-in", or Hall of the Lotus King, Sanjusangen-do belongs to and is run by the Myoho-in temple, a part of the Tendai school of Buddhism. The temple name literally means Hall with thirty three spaces between columns, describing the architecture of the long main hall of the temple.
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