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Toshodaiji Temple, Nara
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Pay a visit to UNESCO-protected Toshodaiji Temple, and admire the architecture and atmosphere of the Buddhist temple of the Russhu sect. Established in 759 CE by Jianzhen, a Chinese monk who was instrumental in propagating Buddhism in the country, the temple includes a single-story main hall, considered an archetype of classical period design. In light of its architectural and cultural significance, the temple complex has been awarded, along with other historic monuments in the city, UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Using our custom trip planner, Nara attractions like Toshodaiji Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Saturday morning came. It is about 10 minutes ' walk from Yakushi-ji Temple. Other tourists had little by little, one time once in a while is how much. Roh owning Buddha and Kannon in the Golden Hall of the well was overwhelming. Even when I could watch. His mausoleum in the back entrance is amazing. That was like that back. It was wider than imagined and quiet temple. More than the beaches.
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  • It is a temple of toshodai-ji Temple was built. Jianzhen is also spreading incense technology. Tenpyo fragrance of incense in this green box is a very good fragrance. Here is closed but I have published here is wider in the temple is a little confusing. Views are good. Hall was repaired, so beautiful. The repair of the Kannon was hard. But feel the atmosphere building auditorium is like. Leaves the next time you want to visit at six months.
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  • Is small as the size of the temple, in the Inner Temple Buddhist treasures without et. and customers lined up is spectacular. Exhibits, thus concentrating so much not much remains in the impression. Also in the new in Buddhist compound closed without et. and lined, despite the large number of statues of the temple, is a surprise.
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