Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple in Uji – image © Damien Douxchamps
The Phoenix Hall at Byodo-in Temple is depicted on the back of the Japanese Y10 coin. The temple is in the suburb of Uji, about half an hour train ride south of Kyoto.
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