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Saidaiji Temple

1-1-5 Saidaijishibamachi, Nara, Nara Prefecture 631-0825, Japan
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Ranked #30 of 82 Attractions in Nara
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Saidaiji temple is a quiet temple close to Nara. Take the Kintetsu Nara line a couple of stops or the bus from the Nara JR station (see the information map available at the Nara Kintetsu station). The temple is a short walk from Saidaiji station. You can buy some delicious, freshly made rice balls (onigiri) in the Saidaiji station or... More

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It's not that famous like Todaiji Temple or others in Nara, but it tops my list. As a fan of Domoto Tsuyoshi, this is a temple for must go. Walked around 20 mins from bus station, and it's already closed for vising inside. Almost nobody there, and very beautiful with the sunset. Thanks Nara, thanks Saidaji Temple, for bringing up... More

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