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 [the] Asuka era, but other materials telling [sic] the history in later. It is really one of the greatest storage [sic] of the treasures of art of the eras. The five story tower is one of the treasures and the 18 ft. sq. and 105 ft. high tower is magnificent and refined enough to make people feel it being immortal.

Postmark Date

1966-06-20

Sender

Walter Wilhuis [Japan]

Recipient

Mother Aimee Rossi [San Diego, California]

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English, Japanese

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P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\Asia\Japan-64B.jpg

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394 KB

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Keywords

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

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