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Koyasan Buddhist cemetery, Japan
Japan
Over 200000 monks have been laid to rest in this forest including the one who is credited with bringing Buddhism to Japan over 1000 years ago.
Copyright: John Nayler
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 4096x1916
Taken: 09/08/2013
Subida: 10/08/2013
Actualizado: 10/04/2014
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