Damage Caused by Liquids at Temples and Shrines Across the Country

years:April 2015

From February to April, a series of damages were reported at temples and shrines across the country, including the Great Buddha Hall of Tōdaiji temple and Asukadera temple in Nara, and Kiyomizudera and Tōji temples in Kyoto, where an oil-like liquid had been spilled on cultural properties. In response to this, on April 8, the Agency for Cultural Affairs issued a notice asking the Prefectural Boards of Education to strengthen their crime prevention system. (Japanese)

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