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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Yamatokoriyama

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Historical Places in Yamatokoriyama

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    Horyu-ji Temple , Ikaruga-cho
    See one of the area's seven great temples, the UNESCO-protected Horyu-ji Temple. Founded in 607 CE by Prince Shotoku, one of the early promot
    Tours from $634
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    Byodoin , Uji
    With a history spanning over a thousand years, Byodoin serves devotees of the Pure Land Buddhism sect. The temple and its garden date back to
    Tours from $87
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    Koyasan Okunoin , Koya-cho
    Explore Japan’s largest cemetery, Koyasan Okunoin, situated on Mount Koya among tall, ancient cedar trees. Cross the first bridge to enter th
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    Kongobu-ji Temple , Koya-cho
    Constructed in 1593, Kongobu-ji Temple forms part of World Heritage Site and boasts one of the largest rock gardens in Japan. Take your shoes
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    Koyasan Danjo Garan , Koya-cho
    Head to Koyasan Danjo Garan for a peaceful atmosphere in the midst of tall shady trees. Established in 816 CE, the shrine features about 20 t
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