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Kofukuji Temple, Nara

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Visit Kofukuji Temple, one of the “Seven Great Temples of Nara.” Dating back to the 7th century, the temple was destroyed and restored numerous times, and forms part of the World Heritage Site of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara. Roaming the spacious complex, you can admire its historic buildings and pagodas, the remnants of the once vast grounds, which used to contain 175 structures. Step into the Eastern Golden Hall to view the revered image of the “Healing Buddha," or visit the Treasure House to observe an extensive collection of artworks and relics from the former temple buildings. To visit Kofukuji Temple and get the most from your holiday in Nara, create itinerary details personal to you using our Nara trip generator.
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  • I went to see love Asura came to NARA. But cannot see under construction, sorry. Yakushi Buddha bodhisattva sunlight, Moonlight bodhisattva, natural to want to get fit. Nokyo-sho was five.
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  • It's connected to the park and peaceful. There's some buildings close by each other. Could be crowded with tourist during weekend. 
  • Nice temple, main part is for free. There are some paid sections. Take a walk around and enjoy your stay!