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Horinji Temple

1571 Mii, Ikoma-gun, Ikaruga-cho 636-0101, Nara Prefecture
+81 745-75-2686
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What a con

I paid 500 yen to get into this temple and none of the buildings were open. I felt ripped off... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Jon M
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
法輪寺・三井寺 [斑鳩] Hōrinji / Miidera (Ikaruga)

Hōrinji’s foundation has been archeologically dated to the 7th century at the latest. At which time... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
ART196
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22 Mar 2017
“What a con”
20 Apr 2016
“法輪寺・三井寺 [斑鳩] Hōrinji / Miidera (Ikaruga)”
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1571 Mii, Ikoma-gun, Ikaruga-cho 636-0101, Nara Prefecture
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+81 745-75-2686
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I paid 500 yen to get into this temple and none of the buildings were open. I felt ripped off. It's very peaceful, there was nobody else there.

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Hōrinji’s foundation has been archeologically dated to the 7th century at the latest. At which time the temple’s 3-tier pagoda was built. But, regrettably, the pagoda burnt down completely in just 2 hours after being struck by lightning in 1944. Japan had lost a national...More

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