Todaiji (東大寺, Tōdaiji, "Great Eastern Temple") - 2015
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A landmark of Japan's Nara province, the Todaiji or Great Eastern Temple was built in the early 8th century. It houses the world's largest bronze statue of Buddha (the Daibutsu) and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site – standing as a shining example of period architecture. The hall stands at 57 metres long and 50 metres wide, giving it a place as one of the planet's biggest wooden structures. (source: http://www.internationaltimber.com/)