Nara

Nara, about an hour’s train ride east of Osaka, was the first permanent capital of Japan back between 710 and 794.

It’s probably best known for the temple complexes to the east of Nara Station – Kofuku-ji and Todai-ji.

One other notable attraction in Nara are the wild deer who roam the city and will quite literally take the food right out of your mouth!

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Yakitei Juju, Nara, Japan

Nara, about an hour’s train ride east of Osaka, was the first permanent capital of Japan back between 710 and 794. The Western area of the city is full of magnificent temples and shrines and thousands of roaming wild, but relatively tame, deer. After several hours exploring Kofuku-ji and Todai-ji I was walking back to Nara station … Continue reading Yakitei Juju, Nara, Japan

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