Horyuji Temple

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Horyuji Temple, which can be found in Nara prefecture, is a Buddhist temple with around 1400 years of history. Dedicated to the Buddha of healing, its construction was begun by an ailing emperor and finished by his son. Having survived a number of fires and earthquakes, the condition of Horyuji Temple remains in very good condition. Visitors should not miss the opportunity to see the main hall, which is both a national treasure and one of the oldest wooden structures in the world. There are a number of ancient treasures of Japanese Buddhism to be found in Horyuji Temple, and visitors with any interest in history or religion should certainly make this one of their destinations.

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1-1-1 Horyuji Sannai, Ikaruga, Ikoma District, Nara
Method of payment
Recommended season
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 08:00~17:00

Admisson Fee
JPY1500 / Adult

Age 6-11: JPY750

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