Gangoji Temple 【World Heritage】
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ining the tiles from 1,400 years ago
This temple is said to originally be the Asuka Temple (Hokkoji), which was erected by Sogano Umako at the end of the 6th century. On one part of the roof of the national treasures Gokurakudo and Zenshitsu, there is a tile from the Asuka era called gyokifuki thatched. Additionally, the national treasures Gokurakudo and Zenshitsu are valuable remains that display the architectural style of the Kamakura era. In the Horin Museum, the wooden Gojushoto (national treasure) created in the Nara era, the wooden Amitabha statue and Chikomandara, and others are preserved.
|Address||11 Chuincho, Nara City 630-8392|
|Access||12 min. walk from Kintetsu-nara Stn. or a 20 min. walk from JR Nara Stn.|
|Hours||Open/9:00-17:00 (Last entry at 16:30|
|Regular holiday||Open all-year round|
|Fee||Adults 500 yen , Junior High and High School Students 300 yen , Elementary School Students 300 yen|
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