[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
- Postal Code
- 1-1 Horyuji Sannai, Ikaruga-cho, Ikoma-gun, Nara
(8:00-16:30 in winter)
- Open all-year round