Horyu-ji Temple

1-1-1 Horyuji Sannai, Ikaruga, Ikoma District, Nara 636-0115, Japan

Horyu-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It was founded in the 7th century by Prince Shotoku, who is considered to be one of the most significant figures in the development of Buddhism in Japan. The temple is considered to be one of the oldest wooden buildings in the world, and it has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Anna Kraskovska

Anna Kraskovska

Welcome dear travel fans! I've been traveling around the world for 20 years and most of my trips were to Asia. I think I have been crazy about Japan since I was a child and will be happy to share this passion with you.

Welcome dear travel fans! I've been traveling around the world for 20 years and most of my trips were to Asia. I think I have been crazy about Japan since I was a child and will be happy to share this passion with you.

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Horyu-ji Temple is home to a large collection of Buddhist art and artifacts, including some of the oldest surviving wooden statues in Japan. The temple is also famous for its five-story pagoda, which is the oldest surviving wooden pagoda in the world.

Visitors to Horyu-ji Temple can explore the temple grounds, including the various buildings and structures, gardens, and ponds. The temple also has a museum where visitors can learn more about the history and significance of the temple, as well as view some of the temple’s many artifacts and treasures.

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