Horyuji Temple

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Horyuji
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Horyuji (法隆寺) is the oldest temple located in Nara prefecture and was established in the Asuka Period over 1,300 years ago. In December of 1993, Hōryūji was considered the first monument in Japan to be registered as part of World Cultural Heritage.

Overview

Address

1-1 Hōryūji Sannai, Ikaruga, Ikoma District, Nara Prefecture 636-0115, Japan (Map) (Directions)

Hours

8:00 - 16:30 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 8:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 8:00 - 16:30
Thursday 8:00 - 16:30
Friday 8:00 - 16:30
Saturday 8:00 - 16:30
Sunday 8:00 - 16:30
Holidays 8:00 - 16:30

Price

¥750 - ¥1500

Phone Number

0745-75-2555

Website

horyuji.or.jp

Designations

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

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