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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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  • Ran the small shrine is Kasuga Taisha Shrine main shrine was located in right of way. First to sign up in the country's receipt of tree tags, bow in order tickets on request basis at each shrine. Received paper babysit the commemoration of the end of shogunate, finally return to the original shrine. In the Temple in the woods of the Green is very good.
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  • Not many scenic shots - maybe its getting dark as it was the last stop for Sunrise 1-day K&N tour. You need to hear the guide briefing to better understand the significance of this place. 
  • Kasuga Grand Shrine is about 30 minutes walking distance from JR Nara Station and on the right hand side away from Todaiji direction. We went there during our visit to Nara by late November and as bef...  more »