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Interior of Semba Hontokuji Temple
Japan

Semba Hontoku-ji temple, aka Semba Gobou to local people, was completed in 1718 and survived earthquakes and bombardment during World War 2.

During World War 1, this large temple that has the site area of 5.4 acres, provided accommodation for German captive soldiers.

They made a miniature caslte out of nostalgia for their mother country, and it is still in existence behind the temple.

In this main hall is a statue of Amida Nyorai (Amitabha Tathagata) .

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