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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  • It's a beautiful temple. Many people pass by and many locals pray. Glad to have been able to witness this.
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  • The Kaduga Shrine is a beautiful secluded holy site at the far end of Nara Park from the city centre. It's a good long walk but worth the trip. It is shaded by the trees and has many ornate gateways, ...  more »
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