Asuka Dera Photos

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Asuka-dera, also known as Hōkō-ji, 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 constructed in 588, shortly after the introduction of Buddhism fro…
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Main Hall At Asuka Dera

Great Buddha Of Asuka Dera