Smaller than Todai-ji, but worth stopping in to have a look at the different buildings in the complex.
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About 10 minutes walk from Todai-ji Temple (see separate review) . The grounds with the deer around it , and the beautiful Pagodas - are worth trying/using your photographic talents . Don't bother to pay the fees to get inside . It is not a...More
Another temple with some renovation going on. Bt the pagoda outside is good for photo taking and is instagram worthy
For pictures outside we found this temples okay (after Kyoto it doesn’t add anything) but inside there’s really nothing more to see than a couple of statues. And they let you pay more than 1.000 yen for it. We didn’t expect to stand outside within...More
Nice temple and surrounding areas, however, I felt that it wasn't as serene as many of the shinto shirines or zen temples. The whole place felt a bit rushed even with all the deer around it.
According to the book, this place had more than 175 buildings long ago. The very well preserved 3 & 5 tiered pagodas make this place worth visiting.
We went here because we saw lots of people going this way, without really knowing what to expect. But it was beautiful, and we saw a lot of elderly people sitting under the tree to paint this temple. I saw the paintings and it was...More