Shrines And Temples Of Japan
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Buddhist Sculptures Of Japan


Jomon (10,000 BC - 300 BC)
Jomon Pottery and Dogu
Oyu Stone Circles (Kazuno)
Sannai Maruyama site (Aomori)
Torihama Shell Midden (Fukui)
Uenohara Jomon Village (Kagoshima)

Yayoi (300 BC - 300 AD)
Kojindani Ruins (Izumo)
Yayoi Pottery
Yoshinogari Yayoi Village (Saga)

Kofun (300 AD - 552 AD)
Asuka Plain (Asuka)
Haniwa
Ishibutai Kofun (Asuka)
Sue Ware
Niizawa-senduka Kofun (Kashihara)
Saitobaru Tumuli (Miyazaki)
Takamatsuzuka Kofun (Asuka)
Yakumotatsu Fudoki-no-Oka (Matsue)

Asuka (552 - 710)
Asuka-dera Temple (Asuka)
Zenko-ji Temple (Nagano)

Nara (710 - 794)
Horyu-ji Temple (Nara)
Kaidan-in Temple (Dazaifu)
Kanzeon-ji Temple (Dazaifu)
Todai-ji Temple (Nara)

Early Heian (794 - 893)
Kasuga Taisha Shrine (Nara)
To-ji Temple (Kyoto)

Late Heian (Fujiwara) (894 - 1186)
Byodo-in (Phoenix Hall) (Kyoto)
Chuson-ji Temple (Hiraizumi)
Motsu-ji Temple (Hiraizumi)

Kamakura (1186 - 1333)
Eihei-ji Temple (Fukui)
Kofuku-ji Temple (Nara)
Kiyomizu Magaibutsu Shrine (Kawabe)
Myotsu-ji Temple (Fukui)
Sanjusangen-do Temple (Kyoto)
Wakasa Jingu-ji Shrine (Fukui)

Muromachi (1334 - 1573)
Fushimi Inari Shrine (Kyoto)
Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji Temple (Kyoto)
Ichijodani Ruins (Fukui)
Nakagusuku Castle (Okinawa)
Ryoan-ji Temple (Kyoto)
Silver Pavilion of Ginkakuji Temple (Kyoto)
Tama-u-dun Mausoleum and Shuri Castle (Okinawa)

Momoyama (1574 - 1614)
Tenman-gu Shrine (Dazaifu)
Kumamoto Castle (Kumamoto)
Maruoka Castle (Fukui)
Matsue Castle (Matsue)
Matsumoto Castle (Matsumoto)
Nanzen-ji Temple (Kyoto)
Nijo-jo Castle (Kyoto)

Edo (1615 - 1868)
Asakusa Shrine and Temple (Tokyo)
Izumo Taisha Shrine (Izumo)
Kanazawa Historic Center (Kanazawa)
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (Kyoto)
Mampuku-ji Temple (Kyoto)
Shiomi-Nawate Street (Matsue)
Shirakawa-go Village (Shirakawa)
Takayama Jinya Shrine (Takayama)

Modern (1868 - present)
Heian Shrine (Kyoto)
Lafcadio Hearn (Matsue)
Motsu-ji Temple (Hiraizumi)

Additional Topics
Buddhist Sculptures from the Tokyo National Museum
Festivals and Dance
Gardens
Kei School of Sculptors
Masks
Old Kyoto and Geisha
Sculpture Finder
Village Life

Reference
Bibliography
Glossary
Language
Maps of Japan and Okinawa, Kyoto, and Nara Park
Japan Timeline and Japanese Art History Web Resources


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