Kondo halls of Kofukuji temple
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The tourist spots that I will introduce today are Kon-do halls of Kofuku-ji temple in Nara. There were three kon-do halls in Kofukuji temple once.
They were To-Kondo hall, Chu-Kondo hall, and Sai-Kondo hall.
Now only To-kondo(The Eastern Golden Hall) remains.

To-kondo and Gojunoto of Kofukuji temple

This is on the north of Gojunoto(The Five-Storied Pagoda).

To-kondo of Kofukuji temple

Tokondo(The Eastern Golden Hall) was founded in 726.
After that, burning and rebuilding were repeated, and the present building was rebuilt in 1415.
Saikondo(The Western Golden Hall) was remained only the site that was built.

The site of Saikondo of Kofukuji temple

It is the north of Nan'endo(The Southern Round Hall).

The site of Saikondo of Kofukuji temple

Chukondo(The Central Golden Hall) is under reconstruction now.

Chukondo that is under reconstruction now

Its location is around the middle of Tokondo and the site of Nishikondo.

Chukondo that is under reconstruction now

It is said that reconstruction will be completed in October next year.
That's all for today.
See you.
[ Approximate Latitude and Longitude of tourist spots etc. ]
On Google Maps, you can examine the location by latitude and longitude.
The following latitudes and longitudes are not officially announced, they are what I examined.
So they may be wrong.
(1)To-kondo hall of Kofukuji: N34.68288 E135.83223
(2)Chu-kondo hall of Kofukuji: N34.68325 E135.83121
(3)The Ruin of Sai-kondo hall of Kofukuji: N34.68296 E135.83011


(October 25, 2017)

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