Located at a distance of 15 km from the city centre, Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple is one of the most beautiful and popular temples of Bodhgaya. The temple was built back in the year 1972. Today, it is one of the most visited shrines in Bodhgaya. The temple was constructed as an initiative to preserve and spread Buddhism and thoughts of Lord Buddha. Carved out of wood, Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple features beautiful Japanese architecture. One can find preachings of Lord Buddha on the walls of the temple. The key attraction of the temple is its intricate wooden carvings which gives it a unique charm.
The temple has a gallery where one can find Japanese paintings which speak much about the most important events of the life of Gautama Buddha.
It is a must visit for those who wish to know about the life of Lord Buddha and share his teachings. The temple shows the presence of Buddhism in a Japanese culture. Visit and soak in the tranquility of this temple.
Opening and Closing Timings
- Open all days of the week:
- 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- No entry fee