|Name||橘寺 / Tachibana-dera Temple|
|Adress||Tachibana532, Asuka-mura Takaichi-gun, Nara 634-0142|
|Hours Open||9:00 - 17:00|
Adult 350 yen
University 350 yen
High school 300 yen
Junior high school 300 yen
Elementary school 150 yen
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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 halls now remain.
There is the Muramachi-period seated statue of Prince Shotoku (Important Cultural Property) and there are others such as the two faced stone where a good face and an evil faced are carved in the rock.