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Nigatsu-do Temple

406-1 Zoshicho | Todaiji Temple, Nara 630-8587, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-5511
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Worth walking for

This temple is deep inside the park therefore making it very quiet and calm since most tourists... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brandon W
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Edmonton, Canada
Large Buddhist Temple in the park

As you walk around the park , not far from the main temple and museum is a path way leading up from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mickknap
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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406-1 Zoshicho | Todaiji Temple, Nara 630-8587, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is deep inside the park therefore making it very quiet and calm since most tourists don't make it that far into the park. The view from the top is very nice during the morning, but can be very hot and blinding during the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you walk around the park , not far from the main temple and museum is a path way leading up from the lake through the trees and takes you to an area with more temples/shrines. this temple The Nigatsu-do is a large complex and...More

Thank mickknap
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

A much quieter stop as compared to Todai-ji. This temple is not huge but nice and peaceful, the view at the top is breathtaking. I did the following half- to one-day itinerary: Nara Station --> Take the yellow bus to Todai-ji Temple --> Walk to...More

Thank Rene T
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

You have a take a deeper walk from the Nara park to go into this temple. Rich culture and history. There is a shop selling green tea ice cream - nice

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

One of my best memories from the wonderful city of Nara! The outer galleries decorated with lanterns offer superb views. Besides, nearby there is a charming wooden rest hall where you can have free hot green tea while contemplating Buddhist paintings or chatting with other...More

Thank CatherineBulg
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The view of Daibutuden complex of Todaiji temple is very nice. A wooden stair corridor to and from Nigatudo and view of the Nara city is fabulous.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Nice temple area with a nice few overlooking the park area and lots of details at this nice temple, Just lovely!

Thank Matthias F
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Nice view of Nara from the top of the temple and entrance is free which is nice. Go on up and bang the bell!!

Thank Billy W
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is behind the main hall of Todaiji where the big buddha sits. It is really much quieter than the main hall as most people visit Todaiji just to see the big buddha. In my opinion, this is also worth taking a look.

Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

To be fair my review is a bit biased since I was here for the fire festival but it was cool and fun. I am not sure I would do it again but definitely a fun experience.

Thank Julien P
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