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Heijokyu Ruins

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Very authentic and beautiful architecture

This is such a historic place! Chinese style architecture. The museum is nearby. There’s also a... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2019
eymwonder
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Hong Kong, China
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Walk with a sight

The old Imperial temple sits a bit alone on the outskirts of the city. Only the building and the... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2019
Marleo1
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Bremen, Germany
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“main hall”(3 reviews)
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3-5-1 Nijoojiminami, Nara 630-8012, Nara Prefecture
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This is such a historic place! Chinese style architecture. The museum is nearby. There’s also a replica ship nearby that’s worth visiting!
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The old Imperial temple sits a bit alone on the outskirts of the city. Only the building and the old gate remains of what once was the whole palace, so you basically walk along a story gras path getting a feeling how large the area once was. Worth visiting if you're not in a
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Brief visit, but interesting. It's free, so why not going there if you're in Nara. Nice building overall.
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We were basically the only people visiting initially. The vastness of the original grounds was interesting. The main hall which is reconstructed has a throne which helps you to imagine it's previous grandeur. We thought it was worth a visit. There are many information boards
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These buildings are the oldest surviving wooden structures in the world and are fascinating in design and odd that they are as old as they are. Ruins aren't the word I would use.
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