A Buried Legend

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A Buried Legend

In a time before Tōdai-ji Temple even existed in this world, Daian-ji was the largest temple in Japan. The first temple built by an emperor; a temple which raised the status of Japan.

After World War II, excavations were conducted in what was then just a farming village, and resulted in the revelation of just how large Daian-ji actually was. However, due to the fact that much of the area had become residential, a large enough excavation was impossible. and much of the story, even now, lies buried under your feet.

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