• Horyuji Temple

Horyuji Temple

History

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English

Family-friendly

Free Admission

Parking

Restroom

Unrestricted by Weather

Wheelchair-friendly

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Things to know

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.

Information

〒6360115
1-1-1 Horyuji Sannai, Ikaruga, Ikoma District, Nara
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0745-75-2555
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 08:00~17:00
JPY1500 / Adult

Age 6-11: JPY750

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January・February・March・April・May・June・July・August・September・October・November・December

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