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Nigatsu-do Temple

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Address: 406-1 Zoshicho | Todaiji Temple, Nara 630-8587, Nara Prefecture
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+81 742-22-5511

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a DREAM....... who come true ♥

What a indescriptible pleasure to finish your Nara day by finishing your visits in this amazing so esthectic temple ! Its a PERFECT place to experiment the INCREDIBLE VIEW on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lausanne, Switzerland

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a indescriptible pleasure to finish your Nara day by finishing your visits in this amazing so esthectic temple ! Its a PERFECT place to experiment the INCREDIBLE VIEW on Nara + the beautiful SUNSET moments ... And if you can - please >>> WAIT that all the lanterns light up ..until late night ! ♥♥♥

Thank anjoyplanet
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77 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Almost tugged away on a hill behind the main Todaji temple, you will find this place. Just going here after the crowd at Todaji is a nice change of pace. The temple is placed on the side of a hill and overlooks the western part of the park and Nara itself. A good view since Nara is placed on a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017

the views from the high balcony are great and if you are lucky enough to see the fire festival each evening for the first week of march then this is an added bonus. our hotel bused us in for the evening fire event it was great to witness, we also attended in the day to get both perspectives a great... More 

Thank nomes1881
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This temple is set up on a hill behind Todaji Temple. It is a lovely setting and its a nice walk between the two temples. It wasn't as crowded as Todaji as there are quite a number of stairs to climb. There is a great view from the verandah around the temple.

Thank Nikki C
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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127 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

It was an amazing walk on the way up to the temple but also the views across the city. Beautiful temple and beautiful nature around. A little bit crowded but absolutely worth it.

Thank mariajigo
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

This temple, literally "February Temple" (nearby is the "April Temple") is just a short walk away from the popular Todaiji Temple, but the difference in crowd levels are immense. This is a great place to get away from the crowds. Take a short walk around the grounds to soak in the peaceful and zen atmosphere, while enjoying the beauty and... More 

Thank Nicole B
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely wooden structure with great balcony overlooking tree tops, roofs, hills and the city of Nara. A little of a climb of steps one way up and around the balcony then one way down the other side. Free attraction

Thank Tweetcoz
Hexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016

The temple is quite compact and the Main Hall has a large terrace with a very good view across the park and Nara. The architecture of the main hall, bell tower and other buildings is very beautiful. As we walked across the complex square to the Main Hall we were approached by a number of primary school children to complete... More 

Thank PASP123
Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Best view in Nara, especially around the sun-set, but even in daytime and in dusk. Short climb up from Todaji entrance and pond. Marvellous!

Thank Raivo S
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Nigatsu-do is a beautiful temple complex in Nara park, it also offers a beautiful panoramic view of Nara. It is a long climb though.

Thank Johan17

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