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Nittaiji Temple is brand new as temples go, completed in 1904 (and rebuilt in 1984). But the significance of the site is momentous, if often overlooked. It houses some of the bones of the Buddha Shakyamuni that found its way to Thailand, parts of which were donated by the king of that country to be enshrined in Nagoya, for which purpose Nittaiji ("Japan-Thai Temple") was constructed. Do not miss the gold-leaf tablet inscribed by a more recent king of Thailand to commemorate the rebuilding of the temple in the 1980s.