Horyuji Nara Prefecture, Japan

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Founded in 607 AD, Horyuji is where Buddhism blossomed and spread throughout Japan. The temple boasts the oldest wooden building in the world.

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319460
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34.614588° N, 135.734389° E

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Horyuji (Nara Prefecture, Japan)
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April 11, 2015