Nara (奈良市) is a city (population ~370,000) in the Kansai Region of Japan. In the 8th century it was the capital of Japan in a period known as the Nara Period. A selection of stunning temples and shrines make this a popular travel destination. It is also home to a very large population of tame deer that roam freely, particularly in Nara Park.
From the Nara Travel Guide
Check-in time is at 4pm and Check-out time is at 10am so it's a little bit different from the standard time. We arrived in Nara from Tokyo and was a bit tired then. We thought we can check-in already but we still need to wait for 4pm (although they allowed us to leave our luggages so we can stroll around the tourist spots). ... more
Nara is probably one of the loveliest places in Japan. When there isn't a typhoon! Nara was the first capitol of Japan. Now however, it is the capital city of Nara Prefecture; in the Kansai region ...
Posted in Irashaimase by Blunty
Of all the places I've been to in Japan, Nara has always struck a chord deep within me. A feeling of serenity and calm washes across my soul as I remember the open parks, forests and temples. Nara View K. had mentioned that the Shoso-in Treasures were on display at the local museum and it provided ...
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