Religions-Sites; Religions-Buddhism; Arts-Architecture
The high roof covers a large bronze bell that is rung hourly. It can be heard throughout the entire town. When Kukai founded Koyasan in the early ninth century, he sought contributions to build a similar bell and argued that temple bells are a vital part of the community.
Gardiner, David L. , 1957-
Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgment to be given to the IDEAS image database and the photographer. Photographer retains copyright.
Wakayama (Prefecture), Koyasan (inhabited place)
Still Image Item Type Metadata
640 w x 480 h, 72 ppi
“Koyasan bell,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4356.