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Phoenix Hall

It is one of the most popular temple in Kyoto, attracting a large number of visitors annually. Michinaga's son turned Byodoin into a temple and ordered the construction of its most spectacular feature, the Phoenix Hall. Although the building was given another official name, almost immediately after its construction in 1053, it was nicknamed Hoodo ("Phoenix Hall") because of its shape and the two phoenix statues on its roof. The hall is now featured on the back of the Japanese ten yen coin. Phoenix Hall Byodo-In Temple Japan Uji Architecture Beauty In Nature Built Structure Cloud - Sky Day Kyoto Lake Landscape Nature No People Outdoors Reflection Religion Sky Sunset Temple Tradition Travel Destinations Tree Water Waterfront
The Phoenix Hall of Byodo-in Temple during sunset in Kyoto, Japan Architecture Beauty In Nature Building Exterior Byodo-In Temple Cultures Day Flower Lifestyles Nature Outdoors Phoenix Hall Place Of Worship Plant Pond Red Religion Scenics Sky Springtime Tourism Tranquil Scene Travel Travel Destinations Tree Water