Horyuji Temple Tour, Japan

About Horyu-ji Temple:- Horyu-ji Temple is the ancient Buddhist Temple which is a learning temple of the flourishing law and the complex serves as both the seminary and monastery. The temple is considered as one of the powerful Seven Great Temples in Ikaruga at Nara Perfecture, Japan. The architecture is built by the founder Empress Suiko with Prince Shotoku and the prime deity is Shakya Nyorai or Sakyamuni. The temple’s pagoda is acknowledged to be one of the oldest wooden building which exist in the world and it makes a part of the UNESCO world heritage site which comes under the name Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-Ji Area.

How can reach:- Horyuji Temple complex is located at Ikaruga Town which is located in Nara prefecture of the Japan country.

It is only 13 KM far from Nara historical city. Tokyo city is just 471.5 KM distance from temple complex.

"Kansai International Airport" is just 65.4 KM far where tourists can get international and domestic flights easily.

Nearest Major Airport:- "Kansai International Airport" is a large airport of the Japan where tourists can get flights to many countries direct which is exact 65.4 KM far.

Nearest Railway Station:- JR Horyuji station - Yamatoji Line (1.5 KM distance). Tourists can get express trains to different cities.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Kansai International Airport" (65.4 Km) to Ikaruga Town tour.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Kansai International Airport" (65.4 Km) to Ikaruga Town tour.

Completed Built Year:- 607

UNESCO World Heritage site:- since 1993

Location:- Ikaruga, Nara, Japan (South Eastern).

Tourist Attractions:- World oldest 1,300 years old wooden Buddhist temple, Many Buildings at temple compund complex, Chugu ji Buddhist Temple.

Things to Do:- walking 1300 years old temple complex, Shinkansen (Bullet Train) journey.

Nara Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -0.2 -0.1 2.3 7.4 12.5 17.5 21.8 22.6 18.8 12.1 6.4 1.9
Average High (℃) 8.7 9.6 13.4 19.8 24.1 27.2 30.8 32.6 28.2 22.2 16.5 11.4

Nearest Accommodations:- Noborioji Hotel Nara, Centurion Hotel Classic, Shikitei, Edosan, Ichi, Asukasou, Kasuga Hotel, Nara Hakushikaso, Kazu shika aya bettei, Hotel New Wakasa, Tourist Hotel Tamar, Ukawaie, Hotel Stand Up, Nara Chapel Classic, Kohaku, Guesthouse Nara Komachi, Smile Hotel Nara, Super Hotel Lohas JR Nara Eki, Onyado Nono Nara Natural Hot Spring, Yuzan anex, Oak Hostel Nara, Guesthouse Naramachi, Takamado, ML International Hostel, Hafutaimu Hotel

Distances from Horyuji Temple:-

Tokyo City : 471.5 KM

Yokohama City : 460.9 KM

Osaka City : 33.5 KM

Nagoya City : 149.4 KM

Sapporo City : 1,624 KM

Kyoto City : 58.2 KM

Nara City : 13.0 KM