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Gangoji Temple, Nara

Categories: Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.6/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
Take a look at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Gangoji Temple, a once-sprawling complex of buildings with a main temple that stands out as one of the oldest in the country. Observe its picturesque structure, and notably the tile roofing called "gyokibuki," one of the oldest known examples of the technique of partially overwrapping tapered roof tiles. Generally a peaceful place to visit, the temple is somewhat overshadowed by larger counterparts in the region, making it a good spot to escape the crowds and conpemplate the rich history. Plan to see Gangoji Temple and other attractions that appeal to you using our Nara trip itinerary planner.
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  • The original temple sported a spacious grounds in the old days. Now it has been reduced quite. Turbo gokurakubashi can access, you can visit in the front and back. Is the glory of the old feelings are Gong hotel is woken up. 5 small towers in national treasure and are exhibited as well as Japan's first tile. I can recognize the size of the case of the old original Gango-ji Temple is located a short distance from Gango-ji Temple Tower and original Gango-ji Temple small towers hospital sites also stretches his legs and.
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  • Set in a gorgeous, traditional neighbourhood of Nara, this small temple is off the main tourist trail, despite being only a short walk away from several major attractions such as the Nara Museum. For ...  read more »
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