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Higashi-Honganji Temple

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"東本願寺參拜接待所:隱藏在地底下的殿堂。建築師:高松伸 Shin Takamatsu. 東本願寺已有四百年的歷史,有著巍峨的寺廟建築群,如果要加建的話確實會破壞整體建築形象。高松伸很聰明地把整個建築收在地下,再以月眉形的天窗來採光,並且讓整個空間呈現上窄下寬的陶甕形狀。 而整座建築地下化後, 只在中庭地面上留下如月眉狀的天窗及圓形狀地表, 這個抽象幾何狀地表,簡潔優美地有如京都寺廟常有的枯山水庭園, 可說是另種形式的庭園表現。 "
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"Large gorgeous Buddhist temple located close to Kyoto Station. Often uncrowded, with a beautiful gold and black colour. "
"Gratuito 40 - 60 minutos "

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