Notes on the Geography of Japan: Horyuji: Photo 17
Back at the chumon and looking north between the kondo and pagoda to the far side of the temple enclosure and its daikodo, or great lecture hall. This arrangement, with kondo and pagoda side by side instead of lined on the temple axis, is uniquely Japanese, though Japanese temples don't always follow it.
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