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 must be the most beautiful places that I've been in life. It is an ancient temple, which is characterized by many paths, flanked by hundreds of lamps of stone. It is really overwhelmed walk by them, in the middle of a beautiful vegetation and with the permanent company of deer. It is part of Nara Park.
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  • By bus from Kintetsu NARA STA. [access] the preferred 5-walking 10 minutes (during busy times may exceed 10 minutes) and 20-30 minutes. You can stop daibutsuden Kofuku-ji Temple five-story pagoda and Sarusawa pond, kagamiike pond, todaiji Temple, Deer Park, etc. can also try so if travelling on foot through on the way to Kasuga Taisha, Nara Park deer just around the corner, and, a little detour. Is there some asphalt road that continues to go down a gentle Hill recommended sneakers shoes. I think people want and travel slowly [recommended visit time: good morning. (As in the daytime, more tourists. ) [Impressions] Kasuga Taisha Shrine in the Chase is the first vivid vermilion jumps out. Walls are white, lattice green and calm down and wonder what they would actually see, but each color has. Too many lanterns hung's sights. I think special visits up front are (charged separately) is recommended. Indescribable is located near the main attractions the big golden Lantern looked up from the bottom and large, worth a look. I also ordered the mountains (mikasayama) to visit ago. (The main shrine is sengû once every 20 years manufacturing replacement of are exposed only when. ), And here was impression of Kasuga Taisha Shrine of the day, but night Kasuga Taisha Shrine mantoro fantastically is very. A fire is lit the Lantern, a few times, so (were setsubun and Bon--) traveler in Nara at the time, we recommend I'd. Reproduces the mantoro if incidentally to the room (as my personal impression, but "something you can feel" in is different from the real thing).
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  • Many lanterns in this Shrine. Beautiful, the walk is a bit uphill, about 1.5 km walk from the street.  more »
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