• Futaiji Temple
  • Futaiji Temple
  • Futaiji Temple

Futaiji Temple



After Emperor Heizei abdicated the throne, he turned this area into a secluded residence. His descendant, Ariwara no Narihira, inherited the land and started a temple here by enshrining a statue of Kannon that he carved himself. The site is home to designated important cultural properties including the statue of Kannon created by Narihira, a statue of the Five Great Myo-o, the main hall, and other structures. The temple grounds bloom with seasonal flowers such as carmellia and kadsura vine to commemorate Ariwara no Narihira.

Location Information

  • Address

    517, Horencho, Nara-shi, Nara, 630-8113

  • Nearest Station
    Shinomiya Station
    ・ Kintetsu-nara Line
    14 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Hours
    9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Closed
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