April 3 to December, 2021
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area
1400th Anniversary of Prince Shotoku’s Death
Horyu-ji houses the world's oldest wooden building, and was the first World Heritage site in Japan. The year 2021 marks the 1400th anniversary of the death of its founder, Prince Shotoku, and the following commemorative events will be held.
【Special Exhibitions (Nara National Museum, Tokyo National Museum)】
【Information for visiting the World Heritage site】
【Lecture by the late Reverend Ono: “Shōtoku Taishi and Horyu-ji”】