Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara

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Founded in 768, Kasuga Grand Shrine represents a World Heritage Site famous for its bronze and stone lanterns. Visit the offering hall of this Nara attraction for free, or explore the inner area and its architecture for a fee. Designed in the Kasuga-zukuri architectural style, the temple complex boasts a botanical garden surrounded by a primeval forest, also listed as a World Heritage Site. Enjoy the beautiful grounds and view the temple's noteworthy interior during your visit. Put Kasuga Grand Shrine into our Nara itinerary website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This Sanctuary has free entry. It is very beautiful on the inside and is crammed with flashlights. Stay on top of the Hill. If it is in winter, don't forget to bundle up well because there is colder than the rest of the places.
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  • 2/3? s 10,000 setsubun Lantern "visited for the purpose. Within approx. 3,000 units (Stone lanterns: approximately 2000 units, hanging lanterns: approximately 1,000 units) of 献jiru Hi lanterns that beside from [South Gate] [Sakura gate] admission start from 18:00's (event time 18:00-20:30) and after sunset on Kasuga-Taisha Shrine in " Headquarters-Kasuga loading Chaya "lampposts, no while better bring flashlights illuminate the feet will walk down the dark road and I think" Kasuga loading Chaya-Torii Kazuyuki "while hazy light from the lantern and). Kasuga Taisha Shrine also have two Torii, "Kazuyuki Torii (see attached photo)" and "two Hiroyuki Torii" is [National Museum] to close "Torii Kazuyuki [designated (height:6.75m between:5.2m]" is "Japan 3 trees forming Torii (Itsukushima Shinto shrine of the other 2 places, The kehi shrine of Tsuruga). "for we recommend you don't overlook one so go to a shrine to Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Still on a specific day to 3/27? s main hall at night votive light experience with a special visit; participation fee: 2,000 yen "and" 10,000 setsubun Lantern "to say night Kasuga Taisha Shrine is not identical in contents of the visitors could not mean that would.
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  • I walked to the Kasuga Grand shrine from Todai-ji Temple. There is distance, and children also did a great job. I feel the 1,250-year-old. EMA deer 800 yen, famous amulet 800 yen, deer with Fortune 500 yen. Was their child.
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The historic city of Nara has a welcome number of accommodations for an urban area of its importance and popularity. Close to the main train station stand the main high-rise hotels in the city, all towering over the commercial and modern district that greets train travelers on arrival. To the east, things get a little more luxurious, with hotels close to Nara Park particularly well-appointed and rich in additional facilities. Standard hotels stand in a cluster to the southeast of the old palace ruins, while a number of pleasant, no-frills guesthouses can be found in the residential suburbs.
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