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Nara

Nara is an ancient city full of cultural and historical areas. It's also famous for humans and wild deer living in harmony. It's popular for tourists since it's easily reachable from Osaka. This section has plenty of information about recommended shrines, temples, nature, cuisine, and lodging in the area!

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Nara×Sightseeing

  1. Mount Miwa’s Mysterious Serpent God: Nara’s Omiwa Shrine, Steeped in Mythology

    Mount Miwa’s Mysterious Serpent God: Nara’s Omiwa Shrine, Steeped in Mythology

    2020.11.30

  2. The Historical Highway That Even Appears in Classical Japanese Poetry Collections from Over 1,200 Years Ago

    Experience Nature and Timeless History Along the Ancient Tatsuta Road and Surrounding Tourist Spots [PR]

    2019.12.12

  3. Enjoy Fascinating History and Nature in Sango, Nara

    Learn to Cook with the Famous Local Black Beans from the Picturesque Town of Sango in Nara Prefecture! [PR]

    2019.12.12

Nara×Food

  1. 1. Gen

    Five Select Shops in Nara for Outstanding Soba Noodles

    2017.05.18

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  2. 1. Nara-nagomikan Restaurant & Cafe Awogaki

    You’ll Want to Go Out of Your Way to Visit! 5 Restaurants With Delicious Morning Sets in Nara

    2017.04.13

  3. 1. Ramen Mitsuba

    5 Recommended Ramen Restaurants in Nara

    2017.03.27

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Nara×Shopping

  1. 1. Tenugui (Nippon-Ichi)

    Perfect for Souvenirs! 5 Traditional Crafts from Nara

    2017.05.18

Nara×Hotels

  1. 1. Noborioji Hotel Nara

    5 Select Hotels Around Nara Station with Excellent Guest Reviews

    2018.05.24

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  2. 1. Hotel New Wakasa

    Top 5 Recommended Accommodations Near Nara Park, a Popular Sightseeing Spot

    2017.09.14

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  3. 1. Guest House Oku

    Where to Stay in Nara! Five Recommended Guesthouses

    2017.06.22

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Nara×Tips & Manners

  1. Deer killed by man with axe in Nara

    Deer killed by man with axe in Nara

    2021.03.03

  2. Japanese man donates bags of cash to local schools, disappears without a trace

    Japanese man donates bags of cash to local schools, disappears without a trace

    2021.03.01

  3. 21-year-old Nara woman arrested for sending hundreds of nude selfies to woman in her 70s

    21-year-old Nara woman arrested for sending hundreds of nude selfies to woman in her 70s

    2021.02.14