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"Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto
"Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto Nara and Kobe from Osaka""You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 Kyoto dishes.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka
"You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 or so Kyoto cuisines.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku a pagoda made to house the sacred relics of the Buddha has given this temple the popular name of Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion). But the official name of this branch temple of the Rinzai sect Zen temple of Shokoku-ji is Rokuon-ji. This complex
From JPY7,941.00
 
Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka
"You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 or so Kyoto cuisines.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku a pagoda made to house the sacred relics of the Buddha has given this temple the popular name of Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion). But the official name of this branch temple of the Rinzai sect Zen temple of Shokoku-ji is Rokuon-ji. This complex
From JPY7,941.00

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Famous Todaiji Temple in Nara, Japan

This is in Todaiji Temple (in English it’s called Great East Temple), they say it’s one of the seven big temples in Nara. A placard is displayed right on the temple of Todajii and it reads that this...
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listenandlearn
Jul 18, 2010

Todaiji Temple

Todaiji Temple is by far the most famous and most-visited site in Nara! For many it's worth the trip just to see the Daibutsu (Buddha statue), which is the largest in Japan, but there are many other...
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Rabbityama
Jul 13, 2010

Temple-guards of the Buddha-hall

The giant temple-guards of Todaji Templeare looking very grim in order to protect the temple against bad spirits and ghosts and in my last photograph you can see the giant size of them against the...
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globetrott
May 31, 2010

The octagonal lantern

The octagonal lantern of Todaiji Templeis 4,62 meters high and dates back to the 8th century. It is considdered a national treasury of Japan and part of the Unesco World-heritage of Nara.In my 4th...
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globetrott
May 31, 2010

some more of the great buildings

Once again I dont remember all the interesting details of these wonderful temples because most of the time I was trying to get the best photos from different angles and did not have enough time to...
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globetrott
May 31, 2010

Great Buddha hall

The big Buddha-Hall of Todaji Templedates back to the year 1708 and is considdered to be the biggest wooden building on earth : It is 57 meters long, 50 meters wide and 50 meters high and it was built...
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globetrott
May 31, 2010

Buddha in the Great Buddha-Hall

Take a look at my 4th photograph in order to realize the giant size of these Buddha-statues in comparison to somebody standing in front of it on the left of my picture.This is the largest...
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globetrott
May 31, 2010

Binzuru (Pindola Bharadvaja)

This Binzuru is a wooden sculpture dating back to the 18th century. Binzuru is said to have excelled in the mastery of occult powers and it is commonly believed in Japan that who-ever rubs his hand on...
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globetrott
May 31, 2010

A Must-See: The Todaiji Temple and Giant Buddha

Just as huge gothic cathedrals mark the power of the church in medieval Europe, so too does the Todaiji Temple, one of the world's largest wooden building enclosing the world's largest bronze...
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AKtravelers
Aug 11, 2009

Visit Todaiji Temple

Todaiji was constructed in 752 as the main temple of all japanese Buddhist temples. Soon its importance increased that much, that the capital was moved from Nara to Nagaoka in 784 in order to lower...
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WStat
Apr 26, 2008

Explore the Big Buddha at Todaiji-Temple

Nara is located less than one hour from Kyoto and Osaka. Due to its past as the first permanent capital of Japan, it hosts many historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist...
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WStat
Apr 26, 2008

The landmark of Nara

Todaiji or "the Great Eastern Temple" is said to be the largest wooden building on earth and it is truly very big. It's one of the main attractions so you must go and see for yourself! The main hall...
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Aug 16, 2007
 
 
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Nara Park

Nara Koen - Deer Park. I read that there are more than 1200 deer roaming free around this park that dates back to the end of the 19th century, and which happens also to be the home of many of the...
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Kofukuji Temple

Kōfuku-ji is a Buddhist temple complex made up of the following buildings: East Golden Hall Central Golden Hall Five-storied pagoda Three-storied pagoda North Octagonal Hall South Octagonal...
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Kasuga Shrine

Kasuga Taisha or Kasuga Shrine is dedicated to the deity responsible for the protection of Nara. Kasuga Shrine is famous for its lanterns. Hundreds of beautiful bronze lanterns can be found hanging...
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Shin-Yakushiji Temple

Shin-Yakushiji Temple was built in 747. Yakushi Nyorai is the principal deity worshipped here. People pray to him for good health and this temple was built in hopes of healing Emperor Shomu. Although...
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Naramachi

Naramachi (literally Nara Town) is laid out around Gango-ji Temple (one of the 8 features of the Nara UNESCO World Heritage Site), south of the Sarusawa-no-ike Pond. The temple was founded in the late...
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Gangoji Temple

Gangoji Temple is a small temple built in a Korean architectural style. It houses a famous mandala (image of the Buddhist Pure Land). There are many statues surrounding the temple. While most of them...
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