#470: Yakushi-ji in Nara (category: Buddhist temple)
There are many Buddhist temples named Yakushi-ji in Japan. Especially, the one in Nara is the most famous among them. It was built in the 7th century and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.
Also, it belongs to the Seven Great Temples of Nanto as well as Horyu-ji (refer to #461), Todai-ji (refer to#468), and Kofuku-ji (refer to #469). Nanto was another name of Nara in ancient times.
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