Nara

Ancient capital of Japan

 

 

Pictures

 

The Kasuga Shrine in Nara

 

Lanterns at Kasuga Shrine

 

Shrine maiden at Kasuga

 

The balcony at the old Nara Hotel

 

Front desk, Nara Hotel

 

The Todaiji at Nara, the largest wooden building in the world. It contains the huge bronze buddha.

The Chuguji nunery at Horyuji, near Nara

The Kashiwara Jingu, a shrine dedicated to Jimmu Tenno, the first emperor of Japan. Near Nara.

The Buddhist temple, Horyuji, near Nara

 

Back to Japan 1999

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Robert Garfias