Nara “Tokae” Lantern Festival! 2011, a set on Flickr. Nara Toka-e is an annual summer night event in Nara Park amongst World Heritage Sites. Countless number of candles light the Nara Park, creating a beautiful and fantastic atmosphere. This event has grown to be a famous summer event of Nara, attracting many people every year. Tens of thousands of candles Continue reading «Nara “Tokae” Lantern Festival-2011!»Read more ›
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Tōrō line and illuminate the Sando! From Nara deer park it’s about a good 30 minute walk to find the entrance to Kasuga Taisha, which is opposite of Todaishi. From there it’s a bit of a walk to get to the main shrine, but the good news is that it’s through a beautiful forest lined with pine trees and Continue reading «Kasuga-taisha in Nara, Japan!»Read more ›
Kasuga Grand Shrine is a Shinto shrine in the city of Nara, in Nara Prefecture, Japan. Established in 768 AD and rebuilt several times over the centuries, it is the shrine of the Fujiwara family. The interior is famous for its many bronze lanterns, as well as the many stone lanterns that lead up the shrine. The architectural style Kasuga-zukuri Continue reading «Kasuga-taisha Shrine in Nara!»Read more ›