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Enjo-ji Temple円成寺

Temple

This is an old temple said to have been built in the Heian period, known as one of the five important temples of Kita-Yamato. Inside the grounds are lined historic structures including Japan's oldest Kasuga-zukuri style main building, the Kasuga-do and Hakusan-do Shrine designated as National Treasures, and a main building (containing an enshrined image of Amitabha) with an attached stage said to have been rebuilt in the Muromachi-period (1336-1573). The beautiful garden around the central pond stretching out from the two-storied gate Romon was favored by the nobility from the Heian to Kamakura periods and is an important remaining example of what resembles a Heian-style garden featuring characteristics of both shuyu-shiki and jodo-shiki.

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Nara Pref. Narashi Ninnikusenchou 1273 (NaraArea)

phone 0742930353
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[Worship times] 9:00-17:00 (until reception 17:00)

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Address
Nara Pref. Narashi Ninnikusenchou 1273 [ map ]
Area
NaraArea
Phone
0742930353
Hours
[Worship times] 9:00-17:00 (until reception 17:00)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee to worship] Adults500yen, junior and senior high school students 400yen, Elementary School Students100yen
Parking Lot
Available(20spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          With a reputation almost as stellar as that of Kyoto, Nara is a must-visit for those searching for the remains of “traditional Japan.” The largely green Nara city holds the majority of the prefecture's treasures, such as the iconic Todai-ji Temple, in which a 15-meter tall Great Buddha sits, and Nara Park, where deer flock to befriend passersby. While mountains are by no means hard to come by in this area, for hiking with a reward, head to the Kii Mountains' Yoshino district in spring, when the hillsides put on an impressive display of white and pink cherry blossoms.

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