Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara

4.4
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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. PutKasuga 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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  • First info upfront - we didn't actually go into the Shrine (paid entry), as we already had a sort of temple / shrine overkill and noticed that even the most significant places didn't give us the joy....  more »
  • Kasuga Taisha looks magical, especially in rainy weather: I was there twice, and both times it was rainy there. During such weather there is not so many people visiting, as they probably does not...  more »

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