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Nigatsu-do Temple, Nara

(4.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
A major temples within a larger religious complex, Nigatsu-do Temple stands as a masterpiece of Japanese architecture dating back to 1669. The intricate wooden construction, featuring a classical curved rooftop and detailed carvings, remains a major draw for architecture buffs. If the design doesn't bowl you over, go up to the temple's balcony to enjoy panoramic views over the surrounding town. Plan to visit Nigatsu-do Temple during your Nara vacation using our convenient Nara itinerary builder.
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  • If you look closely at the stone steps climb to the Temple first February I carved pattern! And climb to the temple and views of the Nara Basin. I climbed up a few days are worth climbing to the passing of the great Buddha Hall sorry did not see it, as sewage is done after.
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  • See the city I staircase from big Buddha 殿脇, was very good. Free of charge. Stamp Office staff is really good!
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  • This temple is set up on a hill behind Todaji Temple. It is a lovely setting and its a nice walk between the two temples. It wasn't as crowded as Todaji as there are quite a number of stairs to climb....  more »