Kasuga Taisha 春日大社

  • Published on : 14/01/2013
  • by : R.Z.
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Do not take the deer for lanterns!

West of Nara Park and Kofukuji and close to Todaiji Temple and Wakakusayama, Kasuga Taisha and the nearby Kasugayama Primeval Forest are designated as a joint UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Address, timetable & access

  • Address

  • Phone

    +81 (0)74 227 2114.
  • Timetable

    Kasuga Taisha is east of Kofukuji and the Nara National Museum in Nara Park and a short walk south east from the Nigatsudo and Sangatsudo halls of Todaiji.Kasuga Taisha is a 30 minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station and around a 45 minute walk from JR Nara Station.
  • Price

    500 yen for the main shrine. Entrance fee to the botanical garden: 500 yen for adults and 250 yen for children.
  • Access

    April - September 6 am-6 pm; October - March: 6.30 am-5 pm; Main Sanctuary 8 am-4 pm; Homotsuden Treasure House & Shinen Manyo Botanical Garden 9 am-5 pm

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