Horyu-ji is the oldest temple in Nara Prefecture and was built in the Asuka period over 1,300 years ago. It was founded in 607 by Prince Shotoku, who is credited with promoting Buddhism in Japan very early on.
Yakushi-ji is one of the most famous imperial and ancient Buddhist temples in Japan, that was once one of the Seven Great Temples of Nanto, located in Nara. The temple is the headquarters of the Hossō school of Japanese Buddhism. [Wikipedia]
Tōshōdai-ji is a Buddhist temple of the Risshū sect in the city of Nara, in Nara Prefecture, Japan. The Classic Golden Hall, also known as the kondō, has a single story, hipped tiled roof with a seven bay wide facade. It is considered the archetype of "classical style". [Wikipedia]