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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  •  Built 1,300 years ago. Lanterns donated until now from the end of the Heian period about 3,000 lined main building and Omotesando. February Hall, Mt. wakakusa walked along the mountain at the shrine. Kasuga Taisha Shrine omote-Sando to walk home. Next to the gate of the WC.
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  • Beautiful place of 4 Kami (spirits/deities). Very annoyed with the tourists teasing the poor deers for selfies. Not just one nationality but a couple of nationalities. The deer is considered a sacred ...  more »
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