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  • Address: 49, Noboriojicho Sarusawa, Nara-shi, Nara, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Sarusawa-ike is an artificial pond situated near Kofuku ji temple. One of the most photographed site is the reflection of the five storied pagoda in the pond. The Sarusawa-ike is 360 metres in circumference and was created in the year 749. After the hustle and bustle of the prime sites in Nara, head over to the pond for some quite time. There are benches around the pond where one can have a peaceful picnic while watching the turtles soaking up sun on the submerged rocks.

How to Reach Sarusawa-ike

  • Kintestu- Nara station

  • Carrying snacks with you is recommended.
  • Vending machines are available near the pond.

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  • Sarusawa-ike Address: 49, Noboriojicho Sarusawa, Nara-shi, Nara, Japan
  • Sarusawa-ike Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Sarusawa-ike(preferred time): 07:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Sarusawa-ike: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 25.22% of people who visit Nara include Sarusawa-ike in their plan

  • 38.89% of people start their Sarusawa-ike visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Sarusawa-ike

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

81.25% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sarusawa-ike

People normally club together Nara Park and Takama Guest House while planning their visit to Sarusawa-ike.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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