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Built in 743 on the instigation of Emperor Shomu, Todai-ji centres on the Daibutsu-den, the main pavilion. There is a reason for its gigantic size (57m long and 50m wide): this wooden structure houses the enormous bronze statue of the cosmic Buddha, Daibutsu-den, seated in ecstasy upon a lotus leaf. This National Treasure is 15m high and weighs 200t. Other masterpieces languish in the secondary temple Hokke-do, which houses a group of some 15 statues, the most impressive of which is a praying Kannon.

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  • Address : Parc de Nara J - NaraNara
  • Prices : 500 JPY

Opening hours :

  • Apr-Sep: 7.30am-5.30pm; Oct: 7.30am-5pm; Mar: 8am-5pm; rest of year: 8am-4.30pm

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    • Language: fra
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    Le prix est de 500 Yens. Incontournable si l'on passe par Nara.


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