Built from the end of the 6th century to the start of the 7th century with the prayer of Soga no Umako, it is Japan’s oldest full-fledged Buddhist Temple.
The copper Shakanyorai sedentary statue (Important Cultural Property) is the principle object of worship and is known by the popular name “Asuka Daibutsu”.
- Entrance fee: 350 yen
- Closed: April 7-April 9
- Open hours: April 1 – September 30: 9：00~17：30; October 1-March 31: 9：00~17：00