Nara City

Charm of Nara City,Nara,Japan

Nara City- A place combining nature and history

In Nara City, the capital was transferred to this place from "Fujiwara Kyo" in 710, prospered as the capital for more than 70 years, the flowers of Tianpyeong culture bloomed.
In Nara City there is a World Cultural Heritage "Ancient Nara's Cultural Property" consisting of 8 assets of Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Gensoji Temple, Yakushiji Temple, Toshodaiji Temple, Heijo Palace Market, and Kasugayama Primitive Forest, there are many other shrines and temples, nature, historical sites, national treasures, cultural properties.
Please come and visit "Nara" where has the history and the nature.

Highlights of Nara City

ANara Park

Nobori-oji-cho/Takabatake-cho/Kasugano-cho/Zoushi-cho, Nara city About 1,200 deer inhabits in Nara Park. Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Kasuga Taisha shrine they are wrapped in a valuable historical cultural heritage , and natural beauty surrounding these harmonize. Nara Park, where people and wildlife coexist, is a historic park that is a symbol of ancient capital Nara.

BIttoh Seki

789,Yagyu-cho,Nara city There is a megalith broken into two in the back of Amano-Iwatate shrine located in nature-rich "Yagyu".A master of the sword called Yagyu Sekisyusai have thought that he played a game against the Tengu and cut it down under a single sword, but the sword had split the megalithes in that place into two. It is said that it is later called Ittoh Seki.

CThe first Daigokuden

Saki-cho,Nara city Daigokuden is the central facility of the Heijo Kyo, used as the ceremonial expression of the Emperor, an important ceremony of the country. The first Daigokuden reconstructed has many things to see, such as the throne where the Emperor is seated, the painting of the wall and so on.

Tourist information

Nara City Tourist Association


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BION - Location: Nara City (2010)

Shiho, 28 years old, separated from her mother when she was little. Since then, she lived with a trauma at heart. After a long time, she finally goes to see her mother, who does not respond to Shiho warmly. Shiho's wretchedness upsets her more and more. Before long, however, she is suddenly informed of her mother's death by a traffic accident. From that moment she gets confused with her position of "her mother's guarantor," which, of course, she does not like. Living her life with great depressions in her mind, she goes to a cooking school once a week, and it becomes her emotional mainstay. One day after the school, she meets a wood craft artist, Makoto, in Tawara. After the encounter with Makoto, she finds a small happiness in her life. But their peaceful days didn't last long. Embraced in the bosom of the nature of Nara, with 1,300 year's history. Shiho and Makoto will see...

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