Try Delicious Freshly-Made Conveyor Belt Sushi at Nara’s Daiki Suisan

Nara is Japan’s oldest capital city, and while most people visit this site for its museums and historic sites, most visitors miss out sampling the foods that this place has to offer. Nara also offers B-gourmet sushi such as the conveyor belt sushi at Daiki Suisan that is almost at par to the quality of…

Nara, Deeply Rich with History and Cute Deer!

Nara used to be the capital of Japan from 710 to 794 and even celebrated its 1,300th anniversary of its ascension as Japan’s Imperial capital in 2010. These days, Nara has developed into a local center of commerce and government. It has a very mountainous region which is the perfect place for viewing cherry blossoms…

7 Things to Do in Nara

Whether you are a Japanese or a foreigner visiting Nara, there are a few exquisite experiences the place can provide, and that only locals- or people who have been living there for a long time- know about. So, here is a list of what Nara can offer you, in aleatory order. Make sure you manage…

Takigi Noh, The Graceful Ancient Musical Theatre

Firelight Noh Firelight Noh (in Kufukuji called Takigi O-Noh, in which “O” is honorific prefix) is a Japanese ancient musical theater. Its plays are performed outdoors illuminated by the light of bonfires in the night sky. It originated from Kofukuji temple, Nara, Japan, first staged in 869, the temple is now World Heritage Site, and…

The Dearest Deer in Nara Park

NARA PARK Author’s photo This park is located in central Nara, which is established in 1880. There are a lot of attractions around this park, such as Todai-ji, Kofuku-ji, and Nara National Museum. In Nara Park, there are about a hundreds of deer. It is also known that Nara is a symbol of 1200 deer…

A Short Nara Guide for Your Next Vacation!

Nara was the imperial capital of Japan from 710 to 784, the period known as the Nara period. Today, the city of Nara is the capital of Nara Prefecture, which borders directly with Kyoto Prefecture. There are eight sites in the form of temples, shrines and the debris, they are: Todai-ji, Saidai-ji, Kofuku-ji, Kasuga Shrine,…