Todaiji (東大寺, Tōdaiji, "Great Eastern Temple"), 2010
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Massive wooden statues at the Todaiji great south gate that measure 8.4 meters in height. The statues represent the guardians Ungyo and Agyo (called Nioo or Kongorikishi in the japanese buddhist pantheon) that stand at the entrances of the sacred places and protect them from the demons.