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Culture in Nara

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Hasedera Temple

Hasedera Temple

Hase-dera is the main temple of the Buzan sect of Shingon Buddhism. The temple is located in Sakurai, Nara Prefecture, Japan....

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Kashihara Jingu

Kashihara Jingu

Gary Luscombe

Kashihara Jingu is a shrine dedicated to the very first Emperor of Japan and sits close to where his palace is thought to hav...

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One Day in Nara Park 22

One Day in Nara Park

Elena Lisina

Just one day spent in Nara Park can create a lot of impressions from its beautiful gardens, old temples and the special atmos...

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Nara's God of Ice

Nara's God of Ice

Arlene Bastion

Himuro Shrine is possibly the only Shinto shrine where the resident deity is a God of Ice, guarding today all ice related ind...

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Tanzan Jinja

Tanzan Jinja

Jeanne Austry

Vivid colors on a blue sky, the Tanzan jinja shrine is well-known for its dazzling maple trees in autumn and its bright sakur...

Nara
Sarusawa Pond in Nara

Sarusawa Pond in Nara

Jemma King

The Sarusawa Pond was created in 749 and is surrounded by the grounds of the Kofukuji Temple. The five storied pagoda of Kofu...

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