Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara

4.4
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. PutKasuga 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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  • This is reached by taking along walk or a short trek through the forested areas of Nara. there are local buses which also go there. Cars are difficult to park there. Kasuga Taisha is Nara's most...  more »
  • The shrine itself was attractive, and the forest trail to the shrine was even more attractive. Deers roam around the forest and on the trail so you’d see lots of them on the way. They were accustomed....  more »
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