Chionin Kyoto, Japan

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The head temple of Jodo (Pure Land) Buddhism, Chionin boasts the largest gate and the heaviest temple bell in Japan. It was built to represent the Pure Land on earth.

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319449
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35.006189° N, 135.783664° E

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Chionin (Kyoto, Japan)
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April 11, 2015