|Horyuji temple near Nara (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
It was designed by Shotokutaisi. It was built 1300 years ago.
Kudara Kannon is one of the most beautiful statues of Buddha in the world. Kudara Kannon was a secret statue for a long time.
Nandaimon is a Japanese style gate. There are two statues in Nandaimon. One statue is "a" . This statue's mouth is open. The other one is "un" . This statue's mouth is shut.
Inside the Koudo building it is quite dark. There are a lot of interesting statues of Buddha inside.
One of the best buildings in Horyuji is Gojyu-no-to pagoda. There are five rooves. It is 34 metres tall.
It costs 1000 yen to enter.
Written by Kaoru