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Ryoji Iwata


Architect and photographer live in Tokyo Japan / Selected for “shot on iPhone” campaign 2017 summer /Street photography Unsplash awards2018 /instagram @johnny777

Tsukiji Hongwanji

Tsukiji Hongan-ji , sometimes archaically romanized Hongwan-ji, is a Jodo Shinshu Buddhist temple located in the Tsukiji district of Tokyo, Japan

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this temple design is really unique. it doesn’t looks normal temple architectural style. most of all temple in japan was built of wood.but this temple is ferro concrete structure. The design of the stone exterior was based on an ancient Indian style and combines Buddhist, Hindu and Islamic architectural styles in a complex manner. The columns and wide stairs of the Temple moreover are reminiscent of Greek and Roman architectural styles.

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