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Nara Park

Nara Park is a large park in central Nara. Established in 1880, it is the location of many of Nara's main attractions including To...

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Doe a deer

Lets spend an afternoon with the sacred deers, which are known to be docile! If you are lucky enough, you'll be able to capture a ...

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Totsukawa Onsen Village

We took a 4.5 hour public bus ride up the mountains to reach the largest village in Japan, Totsukawa Village (That was in 2013, pe...

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Kuragari-toge

Kuragari-toge is part of a national highway with a difference. It’s a short but steep mountainous pass; so steep that some cars ca...

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Mt. Wakakusa

If you love hiking, the trail from Nara Park up to the grass-covered slopes of Mount Wakakusa will be perfect for you. You can rea...

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Wakakusayama 3 Summits at Nara...

Nara is more or less an hour away from Kyoto via train. It cost us about 700 Yen. My internet research mostly mentioned Nara Park ...

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Bowing Deer of Nara

The deer of Nara Park would graciously bow back to you when you first initiate a bow! There are hundreds of them roaming freely th...

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Tōdai-ji

Todaiji is a Buddhist temple that houses one of Japans largest Buddha statues. Located in Nara, it's a short trip from Osaka a...

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