The temple’s own history book has it that the temple was started by the High Priest Gyoki under the order of Emperor Shomu during the Nara era (710-794 AD). In the residential area, the temple grounds are peacefully surrounded by the forest of old trees and bamboo thickets.
[ Important Cultural Property ]
Chofukuji main hall
[ National Treasure ]
Kondou Nousashoutou (Gold plated tower shaped copper container of Buddha’s bone)
|Address||Ikoma City, Tawaraguchi-cho 841|
|Access||On the Kintetsu Nara Line, please get off at Ikoma station. From there please take Nara Kotsu bus to Tawaraguchi Hanna Central Hospital stop.|