Asuka-dera (飛鳥寺), also known as Hōkō-ji (法興寺), is a Buddhist temple in Asuka, Nara. Asuka-dera is regarded as one of the oldest in Japan.
A number of records refer to the origin of the temple, such as the Nihongi and Fusō-ryakuki. The original buildings of what was then called Hōkō-ji were
Tachibana-dera (橘寺) is a Buddhist temple in Asuka, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It is affiliated with Tendai Buddhism.
Foundation time unknown. Prince Shotoku (the Crown Prince who played an active part in 6-7 century) is called a born place.
It was a large temple in the 8th century, but only some of the
Oka-dera (岡寺) is a major Buddhist temple in the historic Asuka area of Nara Prefecture, Japan. Its formal name is Ryūgai-ji (龍蓋寺, "Dragon Lid Temple") and is associated with the Shingon-Buzan sect.
It was founded by Priest Gien (義淵) during the 7th century, and is the 7th temple on the Kansai
This is an ancient shrine surrounded by a solemn atmosphere.
In this shrine, which attracts the worship of those praying to conceive a child, smaller shrines are lined out in the shrine grounds and there are a number of yin-yang stones.
The ‘Onda Festival’ which is held on the first Sunday of
This shrine is located in the south eastern foothills of Mount Unebi.It was built in 1890 in what was considered to be the coronation site of Emperor Jimmu, who is believed to be the very first emperor of Japan.
The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Jimmu and the empress.
The main hall,
Ofusa Kannon is the common name of the temple in Nara Prefecture Kashihara Osa town.
English Rose is known as a temple full of crowdedly in the precincts.
Opened in 1514 as a seminary for the priesthood for the Jodo Shinshu sect, this later became a temple.
The Imai household has served here from times past as ministers right up until today.
The present main hall was rebuilt at in recent times. The temple town developed to what is now