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Address: 406-1 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
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The stroll up to Todai-ji is filled with frolicking deer, shops and restaurants and plenty of people in yukata or kimono! Todai-ji itself is very impressive. One of the best in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The stroll up to Todai-ji is filled with frolicking deer, shops and restaurants and plenty of people in yukata or kimono! Todai-ji itself is very impressive. One of the best in all of Japan and very famous. Definitely worth the trip here. I especially enjoyed the scale model replicas of temples in the back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you like budha then this temple is gonna be one of your favorites! its amazing to see it, besides the protectors aside make it so great. its a must while in japan. don´t hesitate, is one of the best ones!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Visited partially for the deer feeding experience but the temple itself and the Buddha with his attendants is really impressive. Well worth the trip from either Kyoto or Osaka if you're in either (Osaka is closer). Highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Incredible Dimensions. Very Impressive. Well worth the visit, even if you are "templed out". Worth also watch people struggling to squeeze through the pillar and achieve paradise.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

It was a wonderful sight. Entrance is 500 yen, which is rather cheap. The whole building and surroundings were beautiful. The actual Buddha statue is breathtakingly beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

You'll be amazed at the size and grandeur of the giant Buddha statue and the guardians, the exquisite detail and sandalwood incense emanates from the temple.. Though there are a lot of tourists at any given point of time, from the train station (there are two apparently) its a short walk or a bus ride away to nara park ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It is a must to see if you arrive Nara. Todaiji is very nice. Along the way to temple you will face deers. From Kintetsunara Station you can walk about 20-30 mins to the temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Yes the Temple is nice but you go to Nara to see the deer. The Temple is part of a large park complex with other historical buildings, the Nara Museum and the Deer. I came from Kyoto Station and took the Komeito (sp) line, not JR as this station is only a couple of hundred meters from the park unlike... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We walked to the temple from Kasuga Grand Shrine. The Great Budda Hall was magnificent. And of course, there were some deers around the temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Todaiji Temple it's just breathtaking. If you are around Osaka or Wakayama you MUST go to Nara and visit this temple and the park. The Daibutsu is really impressive and the Nio (guardians) at Nandaimon are beautiful. It's really a must see.

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