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Toshodai-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Toshodai-ji Temple

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Toshodai-ji Temple is one of the great surviving structures of the 8th century. It was built in 759 by Ganjin, an illustrious Chinese priest of the Tang Dynasty. His statue placed in the Mikage-do Hall is the oldest portrait sculpture in Japan. As well as the statue, the temple's Kondo Hall, Kodo Hall, Treasure Hall, Drum Tower are all designated as national treasures.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:30 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 600 yen (General, Adult)
  • 400 yen (Student)
  • 200 yen (Child)
  • Treasure Hall: 100 yen (General, Adult); 50 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes walk from Nishinokyo Station on the Kintetsu Kashihara Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 13-46, Gojocho, Nara-shi, Nara, 630-8032

TweetsTweets

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toshi fujiwara/藤原敏史 @toshi_fujiwara - 2016-10-28
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Pata @Pata1210 - 2016-05-26
唐招提寺(Toshodai-ji)
Buddhist temple

World Heritage ”Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara” https://t.co/HuDZJo1uEs
Pata @Pata1210 - 2016-05-26
唐招提寺(Toshodai-ji)
Buddhist temple

World Heritage ”Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara” https://t.co/HuDZJo1uEs
Nadia Kreeft @NadiaKreeft - 2015-10-21
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midnightrambler @midnightranble - 2015-07-01
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