The construction of Indosan Nipponji was completed in November 1973, and was formally inaugurated by Sri V. V. Giri, the then President of India on 8th December 1973, under the auspices of KOKUSAI BUKKYO KORYO KYOKAI (International Buddhist Brotherhood Association)

Japanese temple of Bodhgaya is built on the pattern of an ancient Japanese wooden Temple and it seems to present a natural beauty without any artificial decoration and design. Interior of the Temple wall depicts paintings connected with some of the important events of the life of the Buddha.