By KENSAKU NISHIDA/ Staff Writer
June 24, 2022 at 08:00 JST
Rokuharamitsuji temple's new storage facility called Reiwakan in Kyoto's Higashiyama Ward also houses the Seated Yakushi Nyorai, center, the Standing Shitenno (Four Deva Kings) and other important cultural properties from the Heian and Kamakura periods. (Shinichi Iizuka)
KYOTO--Rokuharamitsuji temple in the city's Higashiyama Ward has opened its new Reiwakan storage facility to the public, showcasing 14 Buddhist statues designated by the government as important cultural properties and other sculptures. [Read More]
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