the Hans Gruen Postcard Collection

Nara Prefect3 - The Horryu-ji is one of the "Seven Great Temples of Nara". It was founded by Prince Shotoku (573-621) and completed in 607, it is the headquarters of the Shotoku sect. Among the numerous treasures of the Horryu-ji are several sculptures of the Asuka Period (522-645) and one of the world's oldest wooden buildings.

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