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A day in Nara, Todaiji Temple
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At the Todaiji Temple, you may have a WOW! experience
looking high up the colossal statue of Budda (Nara Daibutsu) of
approx. 15 meters tall and his hands of 2.5 meters.
The wooden structure of temple is also awsom with the greatest
temple gate in size in Japan.
You may wonder why they needed to build this huge statue of
Buddha. Emperor Shomu has ordered to build Todaiji Temple to
pray for people's health and to confront with the epidemic ravaged
There is a pillar with a small hole at the bottom, and it is said that
going through this hole means to pray for your good health.
The size of the hole is said to be the same size as that of Buddah's nostrils.
Evebody is so excited going through such a small hole and struggling out.
Don't miss to try for your good memory in Nara!
A Day in Nara
There are so many must visit destination in Nara that are featured
on Tripadvisor site, and you might have hard time to decide where
If you haven't been to Nara, first place to visit must be enchanting
Nara Park and Todaiji Temple, the world heritage site.
Nara Park must be a fabulous place for animal lovers. You can
feed deers with cracker (shika senbei) and pose with them.
If you are traveling in June, you may meet lovely baby deers
at this time of the year.
Story about Todaiji Temple will continue in the next post.