Photo of the day: Tōdai-ji, Nara

Visiting the Tōdai-ji Buddhist temple in Nara, one can admire the Daibutsu (or giant Buddha). The strong smell of scent sticks burnt by believers adds to the sacredness of this monumental wooden structure housing the largest bronze statue of Buddha.

Marcella

Travel tips:

  • Take a visual tour of Japan!
  • Check out this interactive map (quick tutorial) for the specific details to help you plan your trip and more articles and photos (zoom out) about the area!
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