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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
It was raining which made the walk to the shrine less fun than it should have been but I was interested to see all the different stone lanterns.
Paid 500 yen to get into the inner shrine which was well worth it. More lanterns, quieter...More
Chanced to see this place while roaming around Nara park and I am so glad we decided to visit. Its involves a little uphill climb but quite manageable for someone like me with average fitness. Not for the elderly with mobility issues though. The place...More
There is quite a hustle bustle walking up to this temple.
Even within the premises there is a lot of people (I went during high tourist time of the year )
Pay the small entry fee and go inside to see the 1000 lanterns.
It's a bit of a hike up though the park but for the UNESCO status and the crowds going there, I might have ignored it. Stone lanterns line the route and the local deer, always hungry for food from a tourist are everywhere. Pass a...More