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.
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,
Saidai-ji Temple, a high status, a large temple complex, is located on the western side of Heijo Palace. The temple is one of the 7 great temples in Nara.
Asuka-dera Temple was founded in 596, about 60 years after the introduction of Buddhism to Japan. The Temple has high historic value in the Nara area.
Nyoirin-ji Temple, a quiet temple in Mt. Yoshino has the tomb of Godaigo emperor, tells us the fleeing nature of this life.
Omiwa shrine in Sakurai city of Nara is the oldest shrine of Japan. It worship Mt. Miwa where the god lives through a extreamly rare triple torii gate.
Ofusa Kannon Temple is located in Kashihara, Nara. This small temple treats you with a wide variety of roses, and other varieties of flowers throughout year.
Yata-dera Temple is one of the Shingon sect temples in Yamato-Kooriyama, Nara. People visit to see the 10,000 hydrangea plants in bloom during the season.
Todai-ji Temple in Nara, one of Japan’s most famous and historically significant temples ,houses the largest metal statue of the Buddha in the world.
Butsuryu-ji Temple in Uda city has the biggest and oldest cherry blossom in Nara. You can also see blossoms of “higanbana” in autumn.
Toshodai-ji Temple was founded in the year 759 by the Buddhist monk Ganjin, a Chinese priest who was invited to Japan by the emperor in order to train priests
Kofuku-ji Temple in Nara used to be the family temple of the Fujiwara. The temple has the symbol of Nara, a 50 meter tall, Japan’s seccond tallest pagoda.
Muro-ji is a large temple located in the mountain Muro-yama, where the temple stands, has been considered a holy place since ancient times.
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.
Hase-dera Temple, located in the the mountains east of the Asuka region, Nara, situated in a valley has over 30 buildings built up along the hillside.