Tuesday, March 18
Today I went back to the Kyoto Station but took the JR Nara line further out to the city of Nara, a former capital of Japan. Nara is famous for its herds of deer that roam the large park area freely and are fed by visitors. Nara is a very assessable city to tourists and has a smaller, quainter atmosphere than the big cities. It’s a good place to go if you’re looking... Read Full Entry
Great Statue of the BuddhaThe large statue in the darkened room was an incredible sight. These following pictures don't do the place justice. But it was one of the few temple buildings were you could take pictures inside.
Great Statue of the BuddhaThe angle kind of makes it look like it's right there, but it's actually really big and a ways behind the alter.
The Sun Peaks ThroughAs I left the Daibutsuden, the sun started coming out and I went up this other building in the temple with a great view of Nara.
Light Breaks on the DaibutsudenSun breaking through the clouds shining beams of light on the Daibutsuden. Though not captured by the camera, there was the appearance of a spotlight from the sky shining on the building.