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Dear Friends from Overseas ,
We,IKARUGA ICES SGG,are a group of volunteers ready and willing to take you around at your
IKARUGA ICES SGG was established in 1992 by a volunteer group of enthusiastic Good-will
Guide and was officially registered at the Japan Nationaｌ Tourist Organization(JNTO).
Ｉｎ ｔｈｉｓ ａｒｅａ， ｔｈｅｒｅ ａｒｅ many world famous
temples,cultural properties and beautiful sights,
such as Horyuji and Chuguji Temples.Horyuji
Temple was resistered as World Cultural Heritage of UNESCO in 1993,first
It is World's oldest existing wooden structure
founded by Prince Shotoku-taishi in the early
7th century. It has lots of National treasures
and important cultural properties.
It is always our great pleasure to offer you
warm hospitality and we look forward to
welcoming you to Ikaruga and its vicinity.
Please get in touch with us whenever you need
Information counter at
Signboard of Horyuji
Horyuji i center alongside of RT25
Information counter in
" i center"
Name : IKARUGA ICES SGG
(International Cultural Exchange
Society, Systematized Goodwill
Representative: Shigeo Katou
Number of Members:62（as of April 1, 2016)
Office:c/o Ikaruga Tourism Association
(i center) , IKaruga-town,Nara pref.
Tel: 0745-74-6800 ,
1.Assistance to information service for
international visitors and tourists at;
-JR Horyuji Station Information counter
-Horyuji i Center (Information center)
2. Guide Services
Tour Guide at Horyuji Temple and Ikaruga
Translation Services for the requirments
from Ikaruga Town office