Horyuji, Nara Prefecture

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Founded in 607 AD, Horyuji is where Buddhism blossomed and spread throughout Japan. The temple boasts the oldest wooden building in the world.

Go Historic ID
319460
Short URL
gohist.co/319460
Names
Horyuji
Address

Nara Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates
34.614588° N, 135.734389° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015