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Kofuki-Ji Temple

Kofuki-Ji Temple

Kofuki-Ji Temple was established in the year 710. It is one of the best historic temples of Nara. The architectural structure of the temple comprises of a Golden hall called Chukondo, a three and five-storied pagoda, a bathhouse known as Oyuya, an octagonal hall divided into two sections: north which is called Hokuendo and south referred as Nanendo. The treasure of Kofukuji temple includes the Devas of eight classes, Ashura, ten great disciples, Amoghapasa, and thousand armed Kamon. The temple is entitled with World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Travelling to Nara, Japan

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This city lies in the North of Nara Prefecture situated in Japan's Kansai region. Nara used to be the capital city of Japan. Even the Emperor used to live there before moving to Kyoto. It is the most beautiful city in Japan and is the famous tourist destination spot. More than one million tourists visit this place every year. The city has unique natural beauty to explore.

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Nara Travel Tips & Guide

How to Get Tickets?

You can book the tickets online from this website to get the best offers and discounts. Pre-booking of tickets will save your time and money as well.

How To Get Around?

Nara is a very small city. It can be explored by foot. Moreover, taxis, buses, cabs, or self-drive vehicles are easily available. Taxis are available at the economical fare. You can also hire a rental cab to travel in the city. You may also hire a self-drive car to explore the beauty of Nara.

What Should I Wear?

You can carry lightweight, soft and delicate fabric. You can pack jeans, trousers, tank top, crop top, and dresses in comfortable footwear. Try to take cotton fabrics instead of polyester and synthetic fabric. You are recommended to carry sunscreen lotion, a hat, a scarf, and a pair of sunglasses. Try to avoid the complete black look as it is related to the funeral. Avoid sleeveless top. The bottom should be below knee length.

Nara Tourism Facts

Best Time to Visit

Nara is the place where you can visit throughout the year. However, the month of October and November and from the months of March to May is the perfect time to visit. The climatic conditions offer cool, mild and moderate temperature to explore the city.

Currency

Yen

Will I Need a Guide?

No. you need not take a guide as this site provides you the complete information.

How To Get There?

You can reach Nara by car, train, or bus. You can take the metro, bus, or any public transit. Nara does not have an airport in the city. You need to book the tickets for the flight to Kansai International Airport or Osaka's Itami Airport. Once you reached the airport, the further journey can be done by city transport.

Additional Info

Be very aware in a large crowd as pickpockets roaming around tourist destinations. To prevent losing your most valuables in a safe deposit box at the hotel or apartment. Empty your pockets and put your cash & cell phones in an inside a bag with the inner compartment. Carry your tickets and documents like the passport carefully. Be punctual of time. In case of any causality, contact local authorities.