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Todai-ji Temple

Name 東大寺 / Todai-ji Temple
Adress Zoshicho406-1 , Nara-shi, Nara 630-8211
Hours Open 8:00-16:30 (11 Monday-February)
8:00-17:00 (March)
7:30-17:30 (4 Monday-September)
7:30-17:00 (October)
Admission Adult   500 yen
University  500 yen
High school  500 yen
Junior high school  500 yen
Elementary school  300 yen

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Tōdai-ji (東大寺, Eastern Great Temple), is a Buddhist temple complex, that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara, Japan. Its Great Buddha Hall (大仏殿 Daibutsuden), houses the world’s largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese simply 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. Deer, regarded as messengers of the gods in the Shinto religion, roam the grounds freely.


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