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Tachibana-dera Temple

Name 橘寺 / Tachibana-dera Temple
Adress Tachibana532, Asuka-mura Takaichi-gun, Nara 634-0142
Hours Open 9:00 - 17:00
Admission 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.


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