Another popular attraction is a pillar with a hole in its base that is the same size as the Daibutsu's nostril. It is said that those who can squeeze through this opening will be granted enlightenment in their next life.
Giant bronze Buddha statue.
Bishamonten statue in Todaiji temple.
People enjoying the view surrounding the temple.
During a certain festival, the small door will open to show the Buddha face outside the temple.
The main hall is decorated during festival.
Me outside Todaiji temple.
Temple visitors will encounter some deer from the adjacent Nara Park.
GPS/Coordinate: 34.688999, 135.839917
Address: 1 Zoshicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8211, Japan.
Public transport: Todaiji is located in the northern part of Nara Park. It is about a 30 minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station, or about a 45 minute walk from JR Nara Station.
Admission fee: 500 Yen