Entering the Kasuga Tashia Temple grounds from the Takisaka no Michi Path.
Walking around the Kasuga Tashia Shrine grounds - Nara, Japan.
Still seems part of the trail...walking through Cedars and Black Pines.
Many stone lanterns line the pathways.
There are thousands of moss covered stone lanterns on the shrine's grounds.
Deer mingling ....
One of many deer, The sika, Cervus nippon - spotted deer, Japanese deer.
The sika, Cervus nippon - spotted deer, Japanese deer.
Wants into everything.....
Moss covered lanterns.
The bronze lanterns are donated by worshipers.
Each lantern shows the deity the lantern is donated to, or the name of the individual that donated the lantern.
All paths are lines by lanterns.
Getting the details correct.
The deer greet everyone.
The Great Buddha Hall.
The Great Buddha Hall at Todai-ji Temple - Nara, Japan.
Huge entry doors.