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.



160 Kasugano-cho Nara (Map) (Directions)

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Nara Park

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What's unique

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site


  • Barrier-free access

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