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A World Heritage Site dating back to 728 CE, Tōdai-ji has served as a central Buddhist temple complex known for its administrative control over provincial temples. Today, it remains a pilgrimage and ritual site for international Buddhism. The main hall, a massive wooden building, contains a 15 m (49.2 ft) bronze statue of the Buddha flanked by bodhisattvas. Check out the onsite museum, which features rotating displays of the temple's collection of religious art and cultural artifacts. Try not to scare the deer roaming the temple grounds, as Shintoism considers them godly messengers. Tōdai-ji is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Nara Edition.
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Si bien Nara nos parece prescindible, lo cierto es que el templo es espectacular, uno de los más bonitos de Japón. La entrada son 500 yenes, hay que pagarlos sí o síAlthough Nara seems dispensable, the truth is that the temple is spectacular, one of the most beautiful in Japan. The entrance is 500 yen, you must pay them Yes or Yesshow original
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L'arrivée se fait par une allée bordée de marchands ambulants au milieu d'arbres et d'une de daims qui est la marque de fabrique de Nara car il y en a partout!!!! Vous pénétrez dans ce sublime temple ... read more »Arrival is by a driveway lined with vendors in the middle of trees and a deer that is the hallmark of Nara as there are everywhere! You enter this sublime temple by a majestic ancient door in wood which is rare. Then after passing through beautiful gardens, we come to the temple with this fabulous status of Buddha surrounded by other deities. A beautiful moment of peace despite the crowd.show original
Iconic Japanese Buddha! Fun challenge for when you visit... There is a hole in one of the pillars that supports the main hall. It is about the same size as the nostril of the Buddha and is good luck if you can squeeze through it. Good luck!
I took a day trip to this Buddhist temple and was not disappointed. I visited in December and it was a great time to see this place. The giant Buddha statue is stunning. Spent about an hour wondering the surrounding area. Overall a must see if you are in the area or have a spare day on your trip through Japan. Many great places to take photos.
From the entrance it didn't look very special. But as you travel across the large courtyard it's grandeur will begin to overwhelm you. The gigantic wooden building would be impressive on it's own, but what it's housing is just as amazing! Pictures don't do it justice. The bronze statue is truly spectacular. This is definitely one place I'd urge everyone to see in person.
The giant Buddha was worth the visit. Innthe back of the building there is a pillar you can crewl through a narrow hole in. It is supposedly the size that the sculptor had to crawl through to get out of the statue (after working on the inside to get the eyes right)
It is a great wooden building and the tallest in the world! The Buddha statue inside is also tall about 18 meters. The attraction costs 500 yen. But, if you are interested in the Todaiji meuseum also, buy both the tickets for 800 yen. Otherwise, buying separately costs 1000 yen (500 yen each).
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