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Hokiji Temple

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This was originally Prince Shotoku’s Okamoto Palace, and according to his will, his son Prince Yamashiro converted it into a temple.
The three-story pagoda, built in 706, is the oldest existing three-story pagoda in Japan. In 1993, it was registered as a World Heritage Site along with Horyuji Temple.


Admission fee
300 yen
Business hours
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (until 4:30 p.m. from Nov. 4 to Feb. 21)
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