Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #9 in Nara, Japan


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 5.3 km
Ascend 111 m
Descend 101 m

Explore Nara in Japan with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Nara

Sight 1: Renchō-ji Temple

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Rencho -ji is a temple of Nichiren sect in Yuu -cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture. Nichiren sect historic site. The mountain name is Mt. Koseni. Former Motoyama is Omotoyama Motokuni -ji (Rokujo Gate) and the Law (Takayaikai).

Wikipedia: 蓮長寺 (奈良市) (JA)

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: 勝手神社

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Katsute Shrine (formerly Jinja) is a shrine located in Aburasaka Town, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

Wikipedia: 勝手神社 (奈良市) (JA)

372 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Shomyoji

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Shomoji is a temple of the Jodo Society Nishiyama school in Shobuike -cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture. The mountain name is Hinawayama.

Wikipedia: 称名寺 (奈良市) (JA)

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: やくよけ観音寺 慈眼寺(jiganji)

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Jigenji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Nishiyama Jodo sect located in Kitakoji, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Daihizan, and the main temple is the Bodhisattva of Saint Kanseon. It is said that the Kannon-do Hall was founded at the request of Emperor Shomu. It is known as "Yakuyoke Kannon". The 21st temple of the southern capital of the West Country. In addition, persimmon trees, which are more than 400 years old and are designated as natural monuments by Nara City, grow in the precincts.

Wikipedia: 慈眼寺 (奈良市) (JA)

1722 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 5: 光明山 賢故坊 浄福寺

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Jofukuji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Jodo sect located in Kozenin-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Kōmyōsan, the name of the temple is Kozen-in, and the name of the temple is Kenshobo.

Wikipedia: 浄福寺 (奈良市) (JA)

613 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: 五劫院

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Gokouin is a temple of Kegon sect in Kita -Gate -cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture. Todaiji Temple. The mountain name is Mt. Visit is reserved.

Wikipedia: 五劫院 (JA)

1052 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 7: Tōdai-ji

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Tōdai-ji is a Buddhist temple complex that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara, Japan. Though it was originally founded in the year 738 CE, Tōdai-ji was not opened until the year 752 CE. The temple has undergone several reconstructions since then, with the most significant reconstruction taking place in 1709. Its Great Buddha Hall houses the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese as Daibutsu (大仏). The temple also serves as the Japanese headquarters of the Kegon school of Buddhism. The temple is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara", together with seven other sites including temples, shrines and places in the city of Nara.

Wikipedia: Tōdai-ji (EN), Website

988 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 8: Nara Prefectural Museum of Art

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Nara Prefectural Museum of Art opened in Nara, Japan in 1973. The collection numbers some 4,100 items and special exhibitions are also held.

Wikipedia: Nara Prefectural Museum of Art (EN)


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