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The Yakushi Sanzon-zo in Nara is a masterpiece you can’t miss.

Yakushisanzon temple was built in 680 under the order of Emperor Tenpu, who prayed for recovery for his sick wife.The temple enshrines statues of Bhaisaijyaguru, the main object of worship of the temple, and his two attendants, Suryaprabha and Candraprabha. All three of the statues are considered to be national treasures. We will introduce you to the charm of the temples you will want to visit when going to Nara.
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