Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple


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Distance (From Bodhgaya Bus Stand): 1 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: Adjacent To Royal Bhutan Monastery

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 500 m from the Great Buddha Statue, and 1 km from Bodhgaya Bus Station, Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bodhgaya, Bihar. Situated beside the Royal Bhutan Monastery, it is one of the famous temples in Bodh Gaya and among the must-visit places in Bodhgaya.

Bodh Gaya is considered as one of the greatest tourist attractions in Bihar as this is the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree and also the birthplace of Buddhism. This sacred city has temples of great beauty and heritage and makes it one of the most desired spiritual destinations in India. And, Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple is one such sacred temple situated in the heart of Bodh Gaya.

Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple is a beautiful temple built in the year 1972 with the help of international Buddhist communities. The temple was built to preserve and propagate Buddhism and the beliefs of Lord Buddha. This temple is known for its unique and exquisite Japanese architecture and is a perfect example of Buddhist traditions and culture. The key attraction of the temple is its intricate wooden carvings which give it a unique charm.

The walls of the temple are adorned with inscriptions of the teachings of Buddha. The gallery of the temple houses Japanese paintings that depict important events of Buddha's life. It is a must-visit place for all those who wish to learn more about Buddhist culture. The temple shows the presence of Buddhism in Japanese culture.

Timings: 6 AM - 12 Pm & 2 PM - 5 PM

Entry: Free