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Hase-dera Temple, Sakurai
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Inspect the 11-headed, gilded wooden statue of the goddess Kannon at Hase-dera Temple. One of the largest in Japan, and reputedly carved in 721 CE, the 9.18 m (30 ft) idol remains one of the main draws of this Buddhist temple, along with the striking architecture and museum of the temple's artifacts (including more statues). Explore the seven buildings of this mountainside pilgrimage site, which also has a lengthy underground tunnel. Enjoy peaceful reflection in the picturesque gardens, meditating over the peaceful koi ponds and year-round splendor. Make Hase-dera Temple part of your personalized Sakurai itinerary using our Sakurai itinerary planner.
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  • This temple is perched in the mountains, huge. Climbing the long ripening nave hang hase-Lantern I think pulling out of the main hall. Breathtaking views from the stage of the main hall. Standing statue of juichimen Kannon Buddha enshrined in the main hall. This is over 10 meters high wooden sculpture is Japan's largest it very large, powerful.
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  • We did a loop from Nara to Mt Yoshino to Muro dam to Muroji then lastly to Hasedera and back to Nara. We hired a car and it was worth the 500 yen pp to enter this temple and 500 yen for car parking. S...  more »
  • Went to see the building of temple. So I say, buys only frontage between the 9 was a huge Cathedral. I remember Nagano Zenkoji Temple, ninna-ji Temple. It was built, it is also said that should close it. Seat-making stage, between the stage and the main aisle appearance were packed and the various elements will only be unique. Unfortunately you can't see the whole image is I guess. Around the Hall round out and can't go around and watch.
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  • Nice temple with a long history.
  • 綺麗だった!
  • I have to visit here next trip!
  • Hase Sakurai's [Temple] is known as the Temple of flowers.  Visit in mid-March, as earlier in the season of flowers, but still [mountain Fructus] peaked.  Lots of monument and monument located within the area. (1) ago the Basho haiku monument Temple and spring night and loners who gets Hall of "Komori people" is "Komori and" and as read. The meaning of the phrase engraved on the same monument (March 15-year erected new monument). [Spring nights and,-] is [position small sentence] tocorono clause in the [tamahagane people] and, staying at the temple, to pray for. The work of 0/1688 (1688, autumn Genroku Japan entered its Heisei). (2) Takahama Kyoshi monument flower Temple branch ichinen 3000 Temple (3) Kobayashi 1 monument we are this morning Qing monk part, plum blossoms, Mayo is a monument. With the photo of the monument mountain had only two post some photos of Fructus.
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  • Season of the Sakura and buttons, of course, beautiful fall foliage. But still, the long corridor. Delicious stuffed in front of it is fun. In spring, many beautiful flowers bloom. And a long upward corridor is remarkable.
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