Japan - China by H. Allen Benowitz

Also known as the Rokuon-ji-Temple, built in the 1220s on Mirror Pond, the 1st floor reflects palace-style architecture, "Ho-sui-in," the 2nd floor was built in the style of a samurai house, called "Cho-on-do," and the 3rd floor was designed in the Zen temple style, named "Kukkyo-cho." The 2nd and 3rd floors are of gold-leaf; upon the roof rests a golden Chinese phoenix; Kyoto, Japan, 2002.

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