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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 vacation trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Nara.
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  • Kasuga-Taisha Shrine visited 30 years Buri. The atmosphere remains quite old and enters in the precinct drifting is indescribable divinity. Is like hanging lantern of some is like the wind. And reproduce the Lantern garden lantern lights, hung the lanterns were not long ago, a dark space, but there was a place I was surprised.
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  • Today we can visit at night after your ceremony. Led candle dark lantern and feet at night, go to the main hall. Our main floating in the faint light, solemn and wow! Then grounds drawn in Lawson lantern light great! Solemn sounds good night!
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  • 這邊最大的特色就是綿延的石燈籠海,從門口就有延伸到神社,還可以看到鹿的蹤跡,如果沒有要去若草山的話建議從正門進去,不然從東大寺經若草山走到春日大社要走一大段,花不少時間