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Nigatsu-do Temple

406-1 Zoshicho | Todaiji Temple, Nara 630-8587, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-5511
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Long uphill walk for a modest temple

Nigatsu-do and Sangatsu-do temples are a bit of an uphill walk from Todai-ji Temple. They are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GVancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
Magnificent view on top

Just a short walk after Todaiji temple to here. Passed by the Great bell to reach here on a slight... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
aska215
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Malaysia
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406-1 Zoshicho | Todaiji Temple, Nara 630-8587, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nigatsu-do and Sangatsu-do temples are a bit of an uphill walk from Todai-ji Temple. They are attractive, but modest compared to other temples on the park grounds (and in Japan generally). They are worth a visit but if you're tired, hot and cranky, your energy...More

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short walk after Todaiji temple to here. Passed by the Great bell to reach here on a slight slope hill. When you reached here, you would forget about your fatigue as the place is so calm, serene & beautiful. Its a different structure...More

Thank aska215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nagatsu-do, which is a part of Todaiji temple, is well known for its Omizutori ceremony. From the platform, like that of Kiyomizudera in Kyoto, you can enjoy a nice view.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you come the Nara park make sure you take the effort to come here. The views are stunning the building is pretty and not to many people around. Peace in an area where there are lots of things happening, could have just sat and...More

Thank Abear88
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Even though this might not be the most popular place to visit in a park that is full of amazing places, it's a great, contemplative spot to sit and watch the sun go down. Just to the left of the Daibutsu hall (when you stand...More

Thank gcincinnati
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

After visiting Todaiji, we walked uphill to Nigatsu-do. The temple is impressive and the views are beautiful. It I was a quick and nice visit.

Thank BangkokSachse
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We liked this temple as being authentic and close to Todaji temple. Our guide what happens during the fire festival. The walk up the temple is certainly worthwhile together with the walk down to the park.

Thank Gust H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

What a indescriptible pleasure to finish your Nara day by finishing your visits in this amazing so esthectic temple ! Its a PERFECT place to experiment the INCREDIBLE VIEW on Nara + the beautiful SUNSET moments ... And if you can - please >>> WAIT...More

Thank anjoyplanet
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Almost tugged away on a hill behind the main Todaji temple, you will find this place. Just going here after the crowd at Todaji is a nice change of pace. The temple is placed on the side of a hill and overlooks the western part...More

Thank Johannes Sælsen N
Reviewed 23 March 2017

the views from the high balcony are great and if you are lucky enough to see the fire festival each evening for the first week of march then this is an added bonus. our hotel bused us in for the evening fire event it was...More

Thank nomes1881
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