#475: Kasuga Grand Shrine (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#475: Kasuga Grand Shrine (category: Shinto shrine)

Kasuga Grand Shrine

Kasuga Grand Shrine (or Kasuga-taisha in Japanese) is the grand shrine of more than 1,000 Kasuga shrines in Japan. It was built in 768 and located in Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Also, it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998, along with Todai-ji (refer to #468), Kofuku-ji (refer to #469), Yakushi-ji (refer to #470), Gango-ji (refer to #471), Heijo Palace (refer to #474), etc.

Kasuga Grand Shrine Japan

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