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Muroji Temple

78 Murou, Murou-ku, Uda, Nara Prefecture 633-0421 , Japan
+81 745-93-2003
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Uda
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very beautiful place, try traditional dessert in a restaurant there (I ate sweet noodles with beans, very interesting taste). Huge trees (very impressive), a lot of stairs that lead to an amasing temple on top. Worth the trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I've wanted to visit Muroji since college, after viewing slides of the site in my Asian Art class. This is indeed a top destination for anyone interested in Japanese art and architecture - one of the few surviving buildings outside of Nara dating back to the late 8th / early 9th centuries. It has exquisite wooden sculptures (all considered National... More

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