Three Storied Pagoda, Important Cultural Property of Japan
Originally built in 1712. Jimon carvings may be seen engraved on its pillars, architraves and the like. The ends of rafters are ornamented with dragons carved in the full round. On the wooden siding walls are the sculptures of the sixteen Rakan or Buddha's disciples who attained Nirvana. This gorgeous pagoda is typical of the structures in the Edo period. Three Storied Pagoda in Naritasan Temple.