Memorial Ceremony held in Celebration of the Reconstruction of the Phoenix Hall of Byōdōin Temple

years:April 2014

On April 2, a memorial ceremony was held at the Phoenix Hall (National Treasure) of Byōdōin temple to celebrate the reconstruction of the hall after the completion of the first major repair work in 56 years. The inside of the hall was reopened to the public the following day after a period of almost a year and a half closure. The repair work that began in 2012 included exchanging damaged roof tiles to matte antique looking tiles and recoating doors and pillars with red ochre (nitsuchi). (Japanese)

created: 27/10/2021
modified: 15/02/2023 (Update History)
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