East Asia Postcard Collection

 

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The Five Story Tower at Horyu-Ji Temple in Nara: National Treasure – Horyu-Ji temple was established by Shotoku-Taishi (Prince Shotoku). The importance of this temple is to store not only the excellent historical articles of Asuka era. But other materials telling the history later. It is really one of the greatest storage of the treasures of art of the eras. The five storty tower is one of the treasures and the 18 ft. sq. and 105 ft. high tower is magnificent and [illegible] enough to make people feel it being immortal.

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Walter Wilhuis [Japan]

Recipient

Mother Aimee Rossi [San Diego, California]

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Japan 6/19/66 Was this morning at Sophia University Church of St. Ignatious. Old fashioned Latin [illegible] Japanese sermon. Respectfully Walter Wilhuis

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English

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Nara-ken (Japan), Hōryūji (Ikaruga-chō, Nara-ken, Japan), Buddhist temples

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