Notes on the Geography of Japan: Horyuji: Photo 24
Adjoining the temple on the east is the shoryoin, the sacred spirit hall dedicated to Prince Shotoku's soul. The building was originally a dormitory for monks; the southern end was converted to this use in the 13th century.
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