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After Daibutsuden, I went to the other hall on the hill. There are famous two halls, one is Sangatsudo hall and the other is Nigatsudo hall. There were a few tourists and priests because it was almost sunset, but some deers were walking.

Sangatsudo hall and stairway

Sangatsudo hall and stairway

lanterns

many lanterns form a line at the stairway of Nigatsudo

stone lantern

big stone lantern of Nigatsudo

Woods of Todaiji

There are old woods at the back of Daibutsuden.

deer

friendly deers

In the spring, there are many Asebi blossoms around Todaiji.

In the spring, there are many Asebi blossoms around Todaiji.

Sangatsudo hall

Sangatsudo (Hokkedo) hall. Sangatsu means “March” in Japanese. It is the oldest hall in Todaiji temple that was shown in the picture “Todaiji Sanka Shiizu” in 752.

Nigatsudo hall

Nigatsudo hall is one of the Todaiji temple’s halls. National Treasure. It was burned down in 1667, and rebuilt in 1669. There are two the principal Kannon images that are never unveiled.

Chozu

Chozu beside Nigatsudo

Nigatsudo hall

Nigatsudo hall. Nigatsu means “February” in Japanese.

Nara city

Nara city view from Nigatsudo hall. Left big roof is Todaiji Daibutsuden hall.

magnolia

magnolia

Todaiji temple's bell.

Todaiji temple’s bell.

deer and cherry blossoms

deer

cherry blossoms

cherry blossoms

deer, drinking water

deer drinking water

buck

buck

deer

deer

Sunset at Todaiji

sunset at Todaiji temple

deer at Todaiji