Otani Hongan-ji Hakodate Betsu-in, Muroran, Japan | CruiseBe
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Ōtani Hongan-ji Hakodate Betsu-in

History and museums
attractions, sightseeing, culture, history, temple

Ōtani Hongan-ji Hakodate Betsu-in (大谷派本願寺函館別院) is a branch temple of Higashi Hongan-ji in Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan. Rebuilt after a fire in 1907, it is the first temple in Japan built with reinforced concrete. The Hondō (1915), Shōrō (1912–25), and Shōmon (1912–25) have all been designated Important Cultural Properties.


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