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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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  • Todai-ji Temple, Nara line Kasuga Taisha Shrine and Temple. In the spacious grounds dotted with attractions, such as the five-storied pagoda, Museum, Shoko chukin Bank, Temple, Temple, North Yen Temple, Kasuga. Treasure Hall, the togane Temple except I also enjoy free of charge. Five-story pagoda is lit at night, twice in one day.
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  • The pagodas are freely visible and worth the trip to the temple. Those who wish can also in the Interior of the temple against payment of an entrance. We were not in there and have seen around us only outside. This is also recommended!
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  • A nice change from the usual Japanese shrine architecture. This is a 5 storey pagoda and beside it a traditional Japanese temple architecture. Many deers and you can buy food to feed them. They seem v...  more »