Todaiji Temple 東大寺

  • Published on : 16/10/2020
  • by : Japan Experience
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Todaiji incites interest by its imposing statue of Buddha, its status as the first sacred Buddhist site in the province can not be put aside. The grandeur of this site commands respect.

Address, timetable & access

Todaiji, Nara

  • Address

    406-1 Zoshicho



  • Phone

    +81 (0)742 22 5511
  • Timetable

    8 am-4.30 pm or 5pm daily from November to March and 7 am-5 pm or 5.30 pm April-October.
  • Price

    A joint ticket for the Great Buddha Hall at Todaiji and the Todaiji Museum is presently 800 yen or it is 500 yen to enter the Great Buddha Hall.
  • Access

    Todaiji is north east of Kofukuji and north of Nara National Museum. Todaiji is a 30 minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station. Todaiji is also around a 45 minute walk from JR Nara Station. Nara Kotsu buses run to the temple from both stations including the yellow Nara City Loop Line Bus #2, the #70, #72, #97 and the #160; get off at Todaiji Daibutsuden bus stop.
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