Yakushi-ji

  • Address: 457 Nishinokyō-chō, Nara-shi, Nara Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founder: Emperor Tenmu
  • Founded: 680

The head temple of Hossō Sect.
Not to be missed are the East Pagoda, the Yakushi Nyorai Triad in the Golden Hall and the Shōkannon in the Tōindō.






"Kondō", Golden Hall
Here you can see the celebrated Triad of Buddha of Medicine




"Tōtō", the East Pagoda
The only construction of this temple surviving for the origin
(restoration continues until 2019)




The vertical shaft on top of the Pagoda




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