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, located on Mt. Yoshino, the highest sanctity, a tribute from one emperor to another, to offer a taste of Japanese history and a commanding view.
Matabei Zakura, beloved, giant weeping cherry tree, 13-meter tall, over 300 years old, named after the famous samurai warrior is located in Nara Prefecture.
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.
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.
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,
Daibutsu-ike Pond, located at the back of the Todai-ji Temple in Nara. Ginkgo and maple trees around the pond are changing its color in autumn.
Yoshikien garden is a pleasant Japanese garden located in Nara. Visitors can see three different variations of beautiful Japanese gardens in one spot.
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.