Horyu-ji Temple

[The greatest treasure house of Buddhist culture]
Founded by Shotoku Taishi, Horyuji Temple is the oldest wooden construction in the world. In the spacious precinct, there are a lot of buildings using the most skilled techniques from each era since the Asuka Period. Nearby is Hokiji Temple, which is also a world heritage.

[Admission Fee] Adults ¥1500; Elementary school students ¥750
(Saiin Garan, Daihozoin and Toin Garan are available)
[Access] Aprrox. 20 mins. walk from JR Horyuji Stn., or a short walk from the Horyuji-sando bus stop by Nara Kotsu Bus leaving from JR Horyuji Stn.
[Credit Card Payment] Not accepted
[Foreign Language Support] English-language leaflets

Information

Postal Code
636-0115
Address
1-1 Horyuji Sannai, Ikaruga-cho, Ikoma-gun, Nara
Tel
0745-75-2555
Businesshours
8:00-17:00
(8:00-16:30 in winter)
Holiday
Open all-year round
Website
http://www.horyuji.or.jp/en/

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