Todai-ji Temple

30 Charming and Convenient Hotels In Nara for a Great Trip in 2019!

The historic and beautiful city of Nara has a charm which attracts people from all over the world. It is Japan at its finest, and should be a must-see for people who want to fully experience this amazing country! Nara is just a 60-minute train ride from Kyoto and a 45-minute train ride from Osaka,…

Discover Japanese Buddhism Visiting These 3 Popular Giant Buddhas

Since Buddhism came to Japan by way of the Silk Route it has permeated the Japanese way of life. Although most Japanese people are very hesitant in committing themselves to a particular religion, it is clear that Buddhism is one of the two predominating religions, as you can see many Buddha statues all over the…

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…

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,…