Hokke-ji Temple




A fine statue of Kannon with a characteristic water lily on her back is enshrined here.

Built in the 8th century, this temple brought together nunneries across Japan. The temple's treasured Juichimen Kannon is a National Treasure. It is said that the statue is modeled after the Empress who had the temple built, and the statue is very feminine with a characteristic water lily on its back.

HOURS 9:00am-5:00pm
COST Adults 500 yen | Middle School Students 300 yen | Elementary School Students 200 yen/ 700 yen/ Children 2000 yen | Adults 3300 yen/
ADDRESS 882 Hokkejicho, Nara-shi
ACCESS 3 min. walk from Hokkeji-mae bus stop. 8 min. ride on Nara Kotsu Bus bound for Saidaiji Sta. via Hokkeji from Kintetsu Nara Station on Kintetsu Nara Line.
TEL 0742-33-2261
CREDIT CARD Not accepted


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