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Another amazing UNESCO Heritage site to visit in Nara. Nara is easily accessible via train either from Kyoto or from Osaka. Enjoy the free running deers and also this Kasuga Taisha shrine. Beautiful view, leisure walk. You will not regret it.
Another beautiful Shinto shrine with the vermillion tori gates, to ward off evil. This complex has 100's of stone and bronze lanterns which have been donated by worshippers since 8th century. At certain times of the year, on specific occasions, all these lanterns are lit,...More
We visited this site s part our our tour with Celebrity cruises. It is a very serene and beautiful place, although the day we were there it was quite busy. The stone lanterns line the pathway up to the shrine and are hauntingly beautiful. There...More
It felt like a long walk uphill to get to this shrine and when we did get there we were a bit disappointed with what there was to see.
The shrine does have both Goshuin and free stamps for your notebook available.
If I had...More
Kasuga Grand Shrine is another nice shrine in Nara. You need to walk along the pathway with tall trees and stone lanterns on both sides. The environment is quiet and peaceful with less crowds of visitor. If you want to enter the inner part of...More
My partner and I visited Nara on the 15th of Oct '18. This was one of my favourite shrine/temples out of all the ones I visited during the month I spent in Japan.
The walk to the shrine itsself was beautiful, the deer in this...More
Kasuga Shrine is a gorgeous place to visit. The vermillion and green of the shrine and lanterns is quite beautiful but the walk to the shrine, through the forrest along a path lined with lanterns is what really makes the visit.
This shrine is another of the recommended places to visit in Nara. We walked there from Todai-ji temple, and took the opportunity to interact with the numerous deer along the way. It's a nice walk there along a tree lined path. The shrine itself was...More