Ōtani Hongan-ji Hakodate Betsu-in

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Ōtani Hongan-ji Hakodate Betsu-in
Otani Honganji Hakodate Betsuin.jpg
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Location 16-15 Motomachi, Hakodate, Hokkaidō
Affiliation Jōdo Shinshū
Country Japan

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.[1] The Hondō (1915), Shōrō (1912–25), and Shōmon (1912–25) have all been designated Important Cultural Properties.[2][3][4]

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Coordinates: 41°45′47″N 140°42′50″E / 41.7630°N 140.7138°E / 41.7630; 140.7138