Horyu-ji Temple




This collection of the oldest wooden buildings in the world gives visitors a taste of the 7th century.

The temple grounds here are home to a five-story pagoda and the Golden Pavilion, both of which are National Treasures. There are also numerous other must-see National Treasures, including a collection of Buddhist statues that will give visitors a sense of the blossoming Buddhist culture that birthed them.

HOURS 8:00am-5:00pm (open until 4:30pm Nov. 4-Feb. 21)
COST Adults 1000 yen | Elementary School Students 500 yen/
ADDRESS 1-1 Horyujisannai, Ikarugacho
ACCESS Near Horyujimon-mae bus stop (last stop.) 8 min. ride on Nara Kotsu Bus bound for Horyujimon-mae from Horyuji Station on JR Yamatoji Line.
TEL 0745-75-2555
CREDIT CARD Not accepted


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