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Address: 757 Akishinocho, Nara 631-0811, Nara Prefecture
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quiet temple

This monastery "autumn bamboo" according to tradition founded in the 8th century. Very nice and quiet complex of the temple. There were a lot of tourists.

Reviewed 24 February 2017
archil a
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Tbilisi, Georgia

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This monastery "autumn bamboo" according to tradition founded in the 8th century. Very nice and quiet complex of the temple. There were a lot of tourists.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Akishinodera temple is off the beaten track and a very nice and peaceful temple complex. There were not a lot of tourists when we were there. Serene!

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Thank Johan17
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a beautiful place to be, because all the nature will collude with you and come up with a master plan for inviting you to breath with them!

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Be sure to spend a whole day in Nara and see all the temples if you can. They are a lot less crowded than Tennoji temple and they are really nice all year around for a stroll.

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Bangkok
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

A walk through of this temple is a delightful experience. The ground in the wooded area of the temple is coverd throughly by moss. There is also an interesting statue in the main hall.

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River Vale, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This temple is not in walking distance from any other landmark. Either take a bus or a cab, but it is worth visiting. It's different from other temples in Nara. Very quiet, not crowded at all, and there is a Goddess inside the temple which looks like is about to start walking. There are many Buddhist gods but this goddess... More 

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