• Hasedera Temple
  • Hasedera Temple
  • Hasedera Temple
  • Hasedera Temple

Hasedera Temple

長谷寺

Description

This is the head temple of the Buzan school of the Shingon sect, and the eighth stop on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage. It was built in 686 by a priest named Domyo to pray for the health of Emperor Temmu. There are numerous attractions to see, including a main hall built in the same style as Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto, along with a five-story pagoda and a traditional stairway. The temple is gaining popularity for its beautiful flowers, which include peonies and cherry blossoms.

Location Information

  • Address

    731-1, Hase, Sakurai-shi, Nara, 633-0112

  • Nearest Station
    Hasedera Station
    ・ Kintetsu-osaka Line
    18 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    0744-47-7001
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Hours
    8:30am - 5:00pm
    *Starts at 9:00 during March, October, and November*Open from 9:00 to 16:30 from December to February
  • Closed
    None
Original source: ©Shobunsha Publications Inc.
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