Hokke-do Hall is part of the Nigatsudo sub temple complex which is within the Todaiji Temple complex. Hokke-do Hall (Lotus Hall) is significant because it is the oldest structure in Read more [...]
Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine is the first branch of Usa Hachimangu Shrine (Usa-shi, Oita-ken), which was established in 749AD in order to protect Todaiji Temple. Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine was separated from Todaiji Temple in Meiji Period due to the separation of Buddhism and Shintoism. The original buildings were destroyed by fire in 1180. The current buildings were built in 1250. Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine contains many National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties. Rice Planting Festival is held in February every year. Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine is on the eastern side of Nara Park.