T Ikaruganomiya Palace (an ancient Imperial Palace where Prince Shotoku lived in present-day Ikaruga (斑鳩宮)
Ikaruganomiya Palace was the palace where Prince Shotoku lived in present-day Ikaruga Town, Ikoma County, Nara Prefecture.
Prince Shotoku built Ikaruganomiya Palace in 601, and moved to the palace in 605. In addition, Horyu-ji Temple was erected by the Prince in the west area of Ikaruganomiya Palace. After the death of Prince Shotoku, his prince, Prince Yamashiro no oe lived in the palace, however, the palace was burnt away by SOGA no Iruka's soldiers in 643, and Prince Yamashiro no oe and other people in Jogu Oke (Prince Shotoku's family) were forced to kill themselves in Horyu-ji Temple.