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Five-storied pagoda in Rurikouji Yamaguchi
Japan

Five stories pagpda in Rurikouji_Yamaguchi,_National treasure.

Copyright: Kazutoyo imamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Uploaded: 09/02/2013
Updated: 16/07/2014
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