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Todaiji
東大寺

4.6/5
1,046 Reviews
Nara Top 2 in Can't Miss Attractions
TempleUNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
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Closed Open from 8:30am-4:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: 406-1 Zoshicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture
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Phone: +81-742-225511

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This place is the landmark of Nara, I think it is definitely not to miss, my favorite is his gate, very well preserved, and also is very long history, there are very many people.

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Todaij, located on the east side of Nara, boasts a history of over 1,200 years. As one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara, it has been listed as a World Cultural Heritage site. Jianzhen, an eminent monk of the Tang Dynasty in China, set up the temple here as the ordination hall for monks. The large bronze Buddha and the reconstructed East Hall are must-see attractions.
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