Top Things To Do In nara

We have great places in Nara Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Nara is located the middle south of Kansai Region, and famous for the traditional old buildings and many wild deer. What's more, a world heritage Todai-ji Temple and Kasuga Shrine, Yoshino mountain celebrated for the cherry blossom and autumn colored, and Mt. Wakakusa with beautiful night view, are popular in Nara Prefecture.

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Yata-dera Temple

Hydrangeas As Far As The Eye Can See! Hydrangea Temple With 60 Kinds & 10 Thousand Trees

Famed as a hydrangea temple in Nara, Yata-dera has as many as 10 thousand trees and 60 kinds of hydrangeas including rare ones. We never get tired of watching the differences between the kind at a sample garden.

Hase-dera Temple

Another World Behind The Gate! Great Views Harmonizing With Nature In Hase-dera

Hase-dera Temple has so long and beautiful 399 steps. For it's called 'flower temple', you can enjoy seeing peony and cherry blossoms in summer, hydrangea in summer, autumn leaves, winter-peony and winter-cherry blossoms. What's more, the lush mountain seen from the main temple is just amazing view.

Mt. Ikoma Houzan-ji Temple

A Temple For Businness Prosperity With Vast Precinct & Retro Atmosphere

It's called 'Shoten-san' and has been familiar to the peoplle in Ikoma. Such as ranging lanterns and the city scenery under the shrine, you can enjoy Ikoma Mountain enough at only here, You can also pray for the good marriage and giving up drinking.

Kasuga Taisha Shrine

Only The Term Of Shikinen-zoutai! Cute White-deer Oracle Of Kasuga-taisha Shrine

Carving deer with an oracle (omikuji) in its mouth is popular, but a white-deer oracle given only during Shikinen-zoutai (repair of the shrine) is talked about its cuteness. Harry up, it's going to end in a short time!

Genkuro Inari-jinja Shrine

Made 100 Yeas Ago! 'Yamatona Hina Festival' With Lots Of Hina Dolls

At 'Yamato Hina festival' held by the whole town, there're many hina dolls displayed in a shrine office. Such as hanging hina dolls and some made 100 years ago, they're worth seeing. You'll be attracted to the flowery scene in the slight aroma of plum blossoms.

Yoshino-mikumari Shrine

Breathtaking Sacred Shrine Which Hideyoshi Had Visited

Yoshino-mikumari Shrine is believed as a god of pregnancy because of its name. Shrine buildings with long history, predinct like an inner court, wonderful weeping cherry trees, such a beautiful scenery make us breathless after passing under the gate.

Mt. Katsuragi Natural Azalea Park

Amazing Hiking In Red Mountain! Azalea Flowers As Far As The Eye Can See

Mt. Katsuragi is famous for azalea and called as 'one million azaleas in one glance'. They're all volunteer azaleas! The mountain colored in red is like an amazing red carpet! 'Cause there're many benches, it's nice for you to bring lunches and enjoy amazing hiking!

Heijo Palace

Heijokyo Tempyo Festival At Heijo Palace Once Used Be A Capital

Summer festival held at a vast site of Heijo Palace. This summer, the lighting event 'TOUKAE' was held at night, the sky changing its color every moment and the fantastic candle lights are wonderful. Look forward to this event in autumn, too!

Han'nya-ji Temple

A Photogenic Cosmos Temple To Visit In Autumn

Han'nya-ji Temple is well known as a cosmos temple. From September to November, there're 150 thousand and 30 kinds of cosmos are in bloom. It's very photogenic to take pictures of a temple and 13 storied stone pagoda over the cosmos!

Fujiwara Palace Site

I Want To See Forever More! Collaboration Of Cherry Blossom & Canola Flowers

Fujiwara Palace was the first town that imitated Chinese one. Around the site, you can see the seasonal flowers, especially in spring, the collaboration of cherry blossoms and canola flowers! You must feel refreshed by the lovely spring colors of pink and yellow!

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