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National Treasure - Kojoji Temple's Three-Storied Pagoda
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  Overlooking Setoda Port on Mt. Cho-onzan stands an exquisite, red-lacquered three-storied pagoda. Kojoji Temple was built in the beginning of the Muromachi era, with the main temple being constructed in 1403 (Oei 11) and the pagoda erected in 1432 (Eikyo 4).

  The carvings on the wooden eaves and the jointed beams combine to form a beautiful building. The use of unusual architectural techniques and most especially the inverted lotus flowers decorating the squared-off central pillars that support each of the pagoda's stories create a fascinating overall structure.

Access
  Walk 8 minutes from Setoda Port.

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  Onomichi City Hall
15-1, Kubo 1-chome, Onomichi-shi, 722-8501
Tel.: 0848-25-7111    Fax.: 0848-37-2740


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