Todaiji, also known as the Great Eastern Temple, was originally constructed in 752 at the behest of Emperor Shomu and was designated to be the head of all Buddhist temples in Japan. Its main hall, Daibutsuden, is home of the widely-known Great Buddha of Nara. Todaiji Temple achieved UNESCO recognition in 1998.
Never could I imagine that there could be hostels like this one In Nara, Japan
Many reel in terror when the word hostel is mentioned but in Japan this type of accommodation has a whole new meaning. Allow me..
Luxury hotel in the heart of Nara Park, located near Kofukiji and close to Araike lake.
During the summer season, at Kurokawa Honke (黒川本家), located in Nara city, many dishes with arrowroot incorporated, like th..
Half Time Cafe
Nara has a long and rich history, and it shows in the amazing variety of food unique to the area.
The Kasuga Grand Shrine (春日大社), known as Kasuga Taisha in Japanese, is located in Nara Park. Its 3000 lanterns are symbolic of the 3000 Kasuga s..
Throughout many centuries, a pair of eyes have taken care of Nara. They belong to Big Buddha (Daibutsu), the biggest bronze Buddha..
Kaidan-in, a part of Todai-ji Temple, was once an extremely solemn place where monks-in-training were initiated into Buddhism in..