Tōdai-ji – 東大寺

Let’s talk about one of Japan’s most visited spots, yet Nara Prefecture’s symbol, the Tōdai-ji temple! What’s special about Tōdai-ji? Since its foundation, the Tōdai-ji’s Big Buddha Hall, the Daibutsu-den, is the biggest wooden building in the world. Throughout the years, this hall has been victim of fires and other …