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Nigatsu-do Temple, Nara

(4.6/5 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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  • Was a great tourist day. It is a beautiful building. It is recommended to go by stairs and walking style.
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  • Recommended point is no admission fee, like great. Because on a hill overlooking the city of Nara, weather permitting, go in the evening and is a great sunset point.
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  • It was a good Temple is smaller than the impression of sewage in the TV show, is quaint. Landscape view from the top of a period drama set in whole, was wonderful.
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