Kichidenji Temple



The Emperor Tenchi founded the temple and the Buddhist priest Eshin rebuilt it in 988. The Two Story Pagoda and the main statue of Amida Nyorai are designated as Important Cultural Assets . This temple is also called gPokkuri-derah or gPokkuri-ojo-derah. (gPokkurih means a good death without long illness, and gojoh means peaceful death in Japanese.) So it has many visitors.

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Access : from JR Oji Sta. or Kintetsu Oji Sta., take the bus for Nara and get off at Tatsutajinja-mae. ( about 3 min. on foot)

Open :9:00 a.m. ? 4 :00 p.m.

Admission Fee : 300 yen for Adults 
@@@@@@@@@@@@@200 yen for Junior-hi students