Shitennō-ji Photos

Meet 6 travelers, 2 tour guides and discover 45 photos

Shitennō-ji (四天王寺?) is a Buddhist temple in Osaka, Japan. Prince Shotoku invited three Korean Baekje carpenters, and they constructed this temple in 593. The temple is the first Buddhist and oldest officially administered temple in Japan, although the temple buildings have been rebuilt over the centuries.
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Shitenno Ji Temple West Gate


Shitenno Ji Temple Tower

Shitenno Ji Temple East Gate


Shitenno Ji Temple South Gate

Shitenno Ji Temple North Belfry

Shitenno Ji Temple South Belfry

Shitenno Ji Kobo Daishi

Shitenno Ji Niomon Zou

Shitenno Ji Niomon Zou Front View