The statue of Yakushi Nyorai, the principal image of Kyoto’s Daigoji Temple and a national treasure, is on public show in Tokyo for the first time in 36 years, along with other art works from the temple.

“Treasures from Daigoji Temple,” which opened Tuesday at the Tokyo National Museum, is a rare opportunity to see 110 of the temple’s treasures, which include 11 national treasures and 73 important cultural assets.

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