Hinata Yakushi Treasure Hall (Yakushi Nyorai, Japan's Three Yakushi)
Founded by Gyoki in 716, this temple has a history of 1,300 years. Since the Middle Ages, it has been a sacred place for medicinal practitioners, and is known as Hinata Yakushi, one of the three most famous Yakushi in Japan. The temple also holds one of Japan's greatest treasure houses, with numerous statues of Buddha designated as nationally important cultural properties that bear witness to its history. It is also famous for higanbana (cluster amaryllis), which grows in clusters around Hinata Yakushi from mid-September to early October, making it a popular tourist attraction. Please come and visit Hinata Yakushi, a place rich in nature and full of attractions.
|In case of rain or other unfavourable weather conditions (closed all day)
For treasure hall admission: Adults 300 yen, junior high and high school students 200 yen, elementary school students 100 yen