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Todaiji Keidaicho

Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
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Classic traditional architecture - inspiring

Fairly extensive complex, but gives a real feel for traditional semi-residential Japanese... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Bob C
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Vancouver, Canada
Todai-ji is A Must Visit Temple in Nara!!

The Great Buddha Hall in Todai-ji Temple, which accommodates the awe-inspiring largest bronze... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
mabei0123
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Tsukuba, Japan
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Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Fairly extensive complex, but gives a real feel for traditional semi-residential Japanese arcitecture. Left wondering how we could incorporate the simplicity and tranquility of the designs into our lives.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The Great Buddha Hall in Todai-ji Temple, which accommodates the awe-inspiring largest bronze Buddha statue in the world, is a must see in Nara!! It's incredible that the original hall was 50% bigger than the current hall made in 17th century!! However, before seeing the...More

Thank mabei0123
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This really is a must see in Nara. Coming from the park, then walking through the Nandaimon gate, you are faced with the outer walls of Toda-ji temple. Going inside you'll find the majestic temple - and although only 2/3 the size of the original...More

Thank MarcMich
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

A famous temple nobody will miss coming to nara A nice photos taking spot with the many sika deers and Sakura blooming in the nara park nearby

Thank danli6899
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Todaiji (statring from its gate and the impressive wood sculptures, the cultural center, the cafe, the temple, the Buddha, etc.) is one of the most popular places in the whole of Japan, and I do believe that it has to be visited no matter how...More

Thank Alberto J
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We took a JR train from Osaka to Nara for a day trip to this area, which is unarguably one of our best days in Japan. The walking tour recommended by lonely planet worked out well (see page 380 if you have access to one)...More

Thank neuogenisis
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Inside Todaiji is one of the worlds largest Buddha statues. This one called Vairocana Buddha is 15m high, your ticket to the temple gives some astounding statistics about the statue. It is cast in bronze and plated in gold. It was consecrated in 752. The...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile
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Reviewed 12 December 2016
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Reviewed 24 November 2016
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