Kasuga Taisha

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Kasuga Taisha
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The great Kasuga Shrine (Kasuga Taisha) is located in Nara Park. It was built at the same time as the capital and is dedicated to the deity responsible for protecting the city. The shrine was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.

Overview

Address

160 Kasugano-cho Nara (Map) (Directions)

Located in

Nara Park

Phone Number

0742-22-7788

Website

kasugataisha.or.jp

Upcoming Events

2 upcoming events
Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri

Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri

Dec 15th - Dec 18th

Traditional performing arts can be enjoyed at this annual festival held since the 12th century.

Nara 1 Free
Setsubun Mantoro

Setsubun Mantoro

Early Feb

At the Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara, more than 3,000 lanterns in the precincts are lit up.

Nara 1 Free

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Setsubun Mantoro

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Early Feb

At the Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara, more than 3,000 lanterns in the precincts are lit up.

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