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Nigatsu-do Temple, Nara

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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. To visit Nigatsu-do Temple on your trip to Nara, use our Nara online road trip planner .
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  • In the morning people not here after touring the Todai-ji Temple, February Hall visited the Nara City views herself. You can visit and feel in the chilly morning air. How is it a little early? more than it puts in.
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  • The view of Daibutuden complex of Todaiji temple is very nice. A wooden stair corridor to and from Nigatudo and view of the Nara city is fabulous.  more »
  • Nice temple area with a nice few overlooking the park area and lots of details at this nice temple, Just lovely!  more »
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