Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara

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Founded in 768, Kasuga Grand Shrine represents a World Heritage Site famous for its bronze and stone lanterns. Visit the offering hall of this Nara attraction for free, or explore the inner area and its architecture for a fee. Designed in the Kasuga-zukuri architectural style, the temple complex boasts a botanical garden surrounded by a primeval forest, also listed as a World Heritage Site. Enjoy the beautiful grounds and view the temple's noteworthy interior during your visit. Put Kasuga Grand Shrine into our Nara itinerary website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • On a cold night in February, we held a special night visit at The Sansha-ji Temple of Kasuga Taisha, Kofukuji Temple, and Todaiji Temple, and we visited Kasuga Taisha Shrine, where we were invited to the world of beautiful maki-e in a fantastic path of light, and we were invited to kasuga Taisha Shrine with the wish that happiness would come. At each venue, mainly in Nara Park, various elaborate lights are lit and wrapped in fantastic light. Kasuga Taisha also had a lot of light on the approach and kagura was also performed. The majestic shrine hall of the day is also attractive, but it is also a fantastic thing lit up at night.
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  • Unluckily, when We visit the temple, there is a ceremony happened in the main hall so that we can’t go inside to have a walk. There are many light stands made by stone along the road. If you like call...  more »
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