This was another unexpected surprises. The cypress wood structure holds a bronze bell that is over 1000 years old. Now a days they ring it once a year. Not many tourists here when we stopped by.
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It has a big pagoda just like the one in Kyoto which the main attraction. Just at a walking distance from the Todaiji Temple.
Great place to visit if you're looking for a way to enjoy beautiful architecture and history without having to walk a lot. Photos are not allowed inside the Eastern Golden Hall and the Central Hall is still under renovation.
Within walking distance from the Kintetsu Nara Station is Kofukuji. The main building was under major rehabilitation when we visited. The pagoda at Kofukuji is big and impressive. There is a two storey pagoda opposite to it and another smaller pagoda from this 2 storey...More