Founded in 768, Kasuga Grand Shrine represents a World Heritage Site famous for its bronze and stone lanterns. Visit the offering hall of this Nara attraction for free, or explore the inner area and its architecture for a fee. Designed in the Kasuga-zukuri architectural style, the temple complex boasts a botanical garden surrounded by a primeval forest, also listed as a World Heritage Site. Enjoy the beautiful grounds and view the temple's noteworthy interior during your visit. Put Kasuga Grand Shrine into our Nara itinerary website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Kasuga Grand Shrine Reviews
2月の寒い夜に春日大社、興福寺、東大寺の三社寺の夜間特別拝観を実施し、幻想的な光の道でつなぎ美しい瑠璃絵の世界に誘い心が洗われしあわせが訪れる願いを込めて開かれる「しあわせ回廊 なら瑠璃絵」に誘われて春日大社を訪れました。奈良公園を中心に各会場では様々な趣向を凝らしたライトが点灯し幻想的な光で包まれます。春日大社も参道にいくつもの光が溢れ神楽も演じられていました。昼の荘厳な社殿も魅力的ですが、夜に... more »On a cold night in February, we held a special night visit at The Sansha-ji Temple of Kasuga Taisha, Kofukuji Temple, and Todaiji Temple, and we visited Kasuga Taisha Shrine, where we were invited to the world of beautiful maki-e in a fantastic path of light, and we were invited to kasuga Taisha Shrine with the wish that happiness would come. At each venue, mainly in Nara Park, various elaborate lights are lit and wrapped in fantastic light. Kasuga Taisha also had a lot of light on the approach and kagura was also performed. The majestic shrine hall of the day is also attractive, but it is also a fantastic thing lit up at night.
Unluckily, when We visit the temple, there is a ceremony happened in the main hall so that we can’t go inside to have a walk. There are many light stands made by stone along the road. If you like call... more »
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