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Kasuga Grand Shrine

160 Kasuganocho, Nara 630-8212, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-7788
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“stone lanterns” (113 reviews)
“dark room” (17 reviews)
“nara park” (64 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
160 Kasuganocho, Nara 630-8212, Nara Prefecture
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+81 742-22-7788
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"stone lanterns"
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"dark room"
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"nara park"
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"both sides"
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"moss covered"
in 7 reviews
"path leading"
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"primeval forest"
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"nara deer"
in 6 reviews
"nice walk"
in 9 reviews
"small fee"
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"good luck"
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"admission fee"
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"main building"
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"friendly deer"
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"deer park"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful shrine and so well preserved M.D. looked after. It is an absolute must visit when in Nara

Thank Philip893
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After visiting Todai-ji Temple, we went up to Kasuga Grand Shrine. Lots of stone lanterns on both sides of the pathway leading to the Shrine were very impressive. The forest with high trees and the groups of deer were roaming around were targets for photo-taking....More

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the temple after Todai-ji Temple, it is part of the big Nara Park area. The wide path is lined with many many stone lanterns (Kasuga), quite impressive. Lots of deer roaming around the area, as the forest is on either side. Really nice...More

Thank Brown_Samantha
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Kasugas then this is the spot... many hundreds of them line the route to the temple its very impressive.... well worth a visit

Thank DAVID V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see a lot of this site without paying the extra 500 yen. However there are some good things to see if you pay the admission. This includes a beautiful lantern room.

Thank wishiwasonholiday68
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While walk toward the temple, you come across plenty of light stand that guide you to the temple. However, except the red building structure and some lovely lanterns, there are no much to see. I don't event border to pay for entering the temple. Maybe,...More

Thank Septimuslow
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main shrine in Nara and a very important one in Japan. You approach along an avenue lined with stone lanterns and much frequented by deer. I found them less aggressive here, so it is a good place to feed them. This whole...More

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting here by bus is pretty easy. They have one that goes on a round trip back to the JR station. We came right after it rained so it was pretty cold and wet. But the ground was surprisingly not muddy. It was a bit...More

Thank Angel T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this temple full of laterns. it is a kind of donation from people visiting there. you can write your names on it and do your blessing. there is a dark room filled up with light up laterns. a special experience. simple set up but beautiful.

Thank Maggie C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kasuga Taisu is a very beautiful temple located near the Nara Park. This temple's interior and exterior design and decorations are wonderful, really worth seeing.

Thank Harry W
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lvlivangel
19 October 2016|
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Response from 491dean | Reviewed this property |
Appologies, I am not aware of this ritual.
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Varda E
23 February 2015|
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Response from 福澤紬 | Reviewed this property |
この日に行われる! 和舞と東遊「やまとまいとあずまあそび」とよみます。 神楽や舞楽などの芸能が奉納される内容の説明を・・・学芸員の方を交えてされるのだと思いますよ! 「おん祭などの奉納される和舞や東遊その歴史の特徴の紹介などをして下さると思います! 時間は・・・受付が午後1時30分に受付開始と書いて有りました。 2時から6時まで 申し込みはFAX、TEL でお願いします! 日本の伝統芸能で神社などで神様達に奉納されて来たものの一つに成ります!日... More
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