shoryaku-ji

Shoryaku-ji Temple/ Nara

Shoryaku-ji, an ancient temple, located on the Bodaisen mountain in the southeast of Nara is called as the “Village of Brocade”, to offer an amazing scenery.

tanzan jinja

Tanzan Jinja Shrine/ Nara

Tanzan Jinja, on the hillside, located in the Sakurai mountains in Nara is a shrine well-known for its brilliant autumn colors and bright red buildings.

imai-cho

Imai-cho Preservation District/ Nara

A well-preserved historical district, a temple town of Shonen-ji with 500 traditional Edo houses laid out in a 2 km grid, is located in Kashiwara city, Nara.

yoshino jingu
matabei zakura
kasuga-taisha shrine

Kasuga-Taisha Shrine/ Nara

An atmospheric forest path, lined with hundreds of stone lanterns takes you to Nara’s most famous and impressive Shinto shrine, Kasuga-taisha, located in the east of Nara Park, was established in 768.

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Mt. Wakakusayama/ Nara

Mt. Wakakusayama, a grassy mountain is located behind Nara Park between Todai-ji Temple and Kasuga-Taisha Shrine. Visitors are allowed to hike up to the submit to have excellent views of Nara city.

Ono-ji Temple 「大野寺」/ Nara

The Ono-ji Temple Cliff-Carved Buddha stands before the water’s edge. The temple is also known for its two 300-year-old weeping cherry trees blooming in spring,

daibustu-ike pond
yoshikien garden
saidai-ji temple
nyoirin-ji temple
ikoma-sanjo amusement park

Nara Park 「奈良公園」/ Nara

Nara Park is a large park, home of hundreds of deer, located of many of Nara’s main attractions including Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga-Taisha, Kofuku-ji Temple.

ofusa-kannon
yata-dera
great buddha
takada senbonzakura

Yoshinoyama 「吉野山」/ Nara

Yoshino is perhaps Japan’s most famous cherry blossom site. 30,000 wild trees spread over the dips and peaks of Mt. Yoshino in the second to third week of April.

toshodai-ji
stone lantan
muro-ji
horyuji

Horyu-ji Temple 「法隆寺」/ Nara

Horyu-ji in Nara, the world’s oldest wooden construction, was founded in 607 by Prince Shotoku, who is credited with the early promotion of Buddhism in Japan. 

hasedera pagoda