Adult tickets are 500 yen. Volunteers give free Chinese explanations. We met a Japanese aunt. She said that she had lived in Beijing for one year since the Olympic Games and studied Chinese in the Second Foreign Newspaper Class. Although she did not speak fluently now, she introduced Dongda Temple very carefully. Dongda Temple is a world heritage site. The Buddhist Hall of Dongda Temple is the largest existing wooden structure in the world. The temple is very quiet and tidy. It is worth visiting. The refrigeratory stickers of Nara deer sold in Dongda Temple are very special. You can buy a few to give away if you like, but they are very expensive on Taobao.
There are many deer. Be careful not to be hurt when feeding. If the deer approaches you and shows it with open hands, it will not be entangled. Dongda Temple is more magnificent as a whole. It is said that Jianzhen, a monk of the Tang Dynasty, set up altars here to teach precepts. If the cherry blossom season, it will be very beautiful here. There is a short street outside the temple, where souvenirs and snacks are sold. Be sure to try Cremia ice cream for 500 yen each, so you won't regret it.
To Nara, besides having fun with the deer, you must go to the Dongda Temple once! Dongda Temple is Dabenshan of Huayanzong in Japan, also known as Dahua Yan Temple and Kinmen Bright Four-Day King Protecting Kingdom Temple. Dongda Temple is one of the seven major temples in Japan's Nandu. It has a history of more than 1,200 years. The status of Buddhism in Japan is very important. In 1998, it was listed as a part of the historical relics of ancient Nara as a world cultural heritage. The main Buddhist Hall of Dongda Temple, 57 meters wide and 50 meters deep, is the largest wooden building in the world. In the hall of the Great Buddha, there is a statue of 99 Lujuna Buddha over 15 meters high. The Tang Dynasty was first built in the same period in China. During the Northern Song Dynasty, a craftsman surnamed Chen was rebuilt for several years. It is said that all the stones and timber used came from China, and they have a good origin with China.
Dongda Temple has a history of more than 1200 years and is a world cultural heritage. It was built in 741 AD in imitation of Chinese monasteries. It was built by the Emperor of Saint Martial Arts with the help of his country. The construction period is 30 years. It is said that there are 110,000 tiles on the roof of the Great Buddha Hall alone. Dongda Temple, the largest wooden building in the world, has a front width of 57 meters and a depth of 50 meters. Inside the hall, there are golden and bronze Buddha statues over 15 meters high (Buddha statues Luxena Buddha and Nara Buddha), which are the second largest bronze statues in the world, second only to the Future Buddha of Zashrunbu Temple in Tibet, China. There are also South Gate, February Hall, March Hall, Zhengcang Court and so on. Jianzhen, a prominent monk of the Tang Dynasty in China, once set up an altar here to teach precepts.
The second time I came here, it's really a pity if Nara doesn't come to Dongda Temple. After putting baggage in the Shinkansen line to Kyoto at noon, the near-railway tram went directly to Nara because it was the cherry blossom season that chose to be urgent and save time. Dongda Temple is the third scenic spot of this trip to Nara. It arrived at Dongda Temple at about 3:45. After taking some pictures of cherry blossoms and deer in the courtyard, it rushed to buy tickets to enter the Buddha at 4:15 and stayed until it closed. In fact, the main purpose of this time period is to take pictures. The light is good. The ancient scent of Dongda Temple blooming with cherry blossoms hides the noise of tourists. I didn't go to February Hall because of the limited time, but it was also very worthwhile.
Dongda Temple, a temple built under the auspices of Emperor Saint Wu during his reign in the eighth century A.D., is dedicated to the Luxena Buddha. When it was first built, the main hall was 80 meters wide, burned twice and rebuilt twice. At present, the main hall is built in the Edo era. The width of the main hall is one third smaller than when it was first built, but it is still the largest single wooden building in the world. The ancient vicissitudes of Shanmen, the left and right statues of Vajrayana are judged from the selection to be original works built in the early eighth century. They are priceless treasures with the copper-preserved statues of the Luxena Buddha. Walking into the mountain gate and passing through a courtyard gate, from a distance, the magnificent and magnificent main hall is deeply shocked. It is indeed worthy of the name of Dongda Temple. In addition to the Luxena Buddha, the two tall statues of the Heavenly King are also extremely beautiful. The visit to Dongda Temple is definitely a worthwhile one. In addition, the language-impaired friends can find volunteers who provide explanations in Chinese and English after entering the courtyard, which is very helpful to understand the history of Dongda Temple.
It is impossible to imagine the size of the largest single wooden house in the world without Dongda Temple. From the side door to the courtyard of Dongda Temple, we can't describe the feeling of shock in words except shock. It took a long time to recover. There is a hole under a pillar in the hall. It is said that students can pass the exam if they pass through it. Although we didn't have to take the exam again, we dressed and played twice.
Dongda Temple, also known as Dahua Yan Temple, Jinguang Four Heavenly Kings Protecting the Kingdom Temple, has a history of more than 1,200 years and is a world cultural heritage. At that time, Emperor Shengwu devoted his country's efforts to imitate Chinese temples, which lasted for 30 years. It is said that the roof of the Great Buddha Hall alone had 110,000 tiles. Dongda Temple is the largest wooden structure building in the world with a width of 57 meters on the front and a depth of 50 meters. It is really worth seeing. There are golden and bronze Buddha statues over 15 meters high in the Hall. There are also South Gate, February Hall, March Hall and Zhengcang Yuan in the Hall. We happened to meet Japanese cultural festivals when we went. There were many tourists.
Dongda Temple, also known as Dahua Yan Temple, the Four Heavenly Kings Protecting the Kingdom Temple of Jinming, is one of Nara's must-visit scenic spots and an important part of Nara's application for world cultural heritage. It has a history of about 1000 years. The highlight seems to be the building itself, a bit "neat and tidy", no matter how well it is photographed, it is very beautiful. Again, there is a "Luxena" Buddha in it, which is full of incense and tourists. It seems that the deer around us are very "spiritual". No matter how to play with tourists, it seems that they will not be too close to the temple.
As written on the plaque on the gate, Dongda Temple, also known as Dahua Yan Temple, has the largest wooden structure Buddhist temple building in the world. Inside the hall is a 16-meter-high bronze statue of Luxena, the largest bronze statue of Buddha in the world. In addition to the Grand Buddha Hall, there are many other sights that can not be missed, including the South Gate, the February Hall, the March Hall, the Zhengcang Courtyard and so on. 8:30_This little deer is much softer and feels casually without asking for food. _Before visiting the main hall, remember to look at the South gate. There are two giant statues of King Ren on both sides of the gate. They are over 8 meters tall and fierce in appearance. They are beautifully carved and vivid. _All the way from the gate to the entrance of the inner hall are idle deer. In the temple courtyard, a tall cherry tree has also been many, through the tourists have stopped. _There are many paths leading to quiet courtyards around me. I like to go wherever I go. There are no tourists. _Another deer follows like a spy_Originally, it also knows that there is a paradise here. This courtyard is the most beautiful hide-and-seek cat I have ever seen. Another unmanned scenic spot is a short way from the gate to the inner hall of Dongda Temple. We played for 30 minutes and finally reached the inner hall at 9:00.