Shinyakushiji Temple, Nara

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Visit the site of one of Japan's oldest wooden buildings, Shinyakushiji Temple, founded in 747 AD by Empress Komyo for her ill husband, Emperor Shomu. You'll find yourself in a complex featuring two gates and a hall, which dates back to the 12th or 13th century, as well as Hon-dor, an 8th-century building, which now serves as the main hall of the area. The small structure has white washed walls and a rather slanted roof. Go inside to find a 191.5 cm (75 in) statue of Yakushi Nyori almost filling up the entire room, with his 'twelve heavenly generals' surrounding him. In the past, the generals have featured on the 500 yen stamp. Add Shinyakushiji Temple and other attractions to your Nara trip itinerary using our Nara trip itinerary builder site .
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  • It only took pride in once the todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, as well as the huge Cathedral and the thing is, now main hall will remain. However its main temple is a national treasure, Temple of Yakushi Nyorai settling statue and its surrounding 360-degree to protect the cement placed 12 divine generals, sight Word. Here also you want out of life visit Buddha ' of is one. Now figure through history is awesome, but our first Dunhuang Navigator and? like any body was wearing a color, I just imagined how just how exciting.
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  • I went from the Kasuga shrine. Panelists easily quite apart, Shin Yakushi-ji Temple, there are many signs that here, walking along it is. I didn't personally don't see the Buddha in the main hall and in the environment rather than admission is required, but the Buddha more than building a favorite because it made me think.
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  • By using the Google maps from Kofuku-ji, headed out on foot. Quite a walk. 30 minutes I feel I took. It might be tight so quite gentle slope, elderly people. Wariishi-Cho bus stop and walk for about 15 minutes. Think from the Kofukuji Temple and the todaiji temple area and taxi. But walk the middle pond and celabrating? there is 見kakezu people, on a sunny day is pleasant. Unlike the main street is a short walk away there are a bunch of deer park, but the tourists who do not. It is good to take look at the deer. The Shin yakushiji Temple Zodiac can be.
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