Tagged: Nara

Naramachi (Historical old town), Nara

Peaceful and warm life of the people living in this area Naramachi originally developed as an extension of Nara Capital Heijo-kyo where numerous temples and shrines were located. However, since...

Toshodaiji Temple, Nara

Designated as National Treasure, Important Cultural Property Toshodaiji Temple located in Nishi-no-Kyo area of ​​Midwest Nara City is a temple representing Nara with Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Yakushiji Temple and...

Gangoji Temple, Nara

It is a treasure house of cultural properties Gangoji Temple is the temple of the Shingon Risshu sect in Nara Park. Hokoji Temple (the current Asukaji Temple), the oldest temple...

Menfudo Limestone Cave, Nara

Designated as a natural monument of Nara prefecture There is “Menfudo Limestone Cave” which is the largest cavern in the Kansai district in the Dorogawa area of Tenkawa village, Yoshino...

Mitarai Gorge, Nara

The seasonal scenery is the most beautiful of the Kinki district A mysterious deep water shining on the emerald green. There are a variety of large and small waterfalls and...

Kofukuji Temple, Nara

World Heritage Site as part of the cultural heritage of ancient Nara Kofukuji Temple is one of the temples in Nara Park, which is the Buddhist sect, Hosso-shu sect that...

Horyuji Temple, Nara

The oldest wooden buildings in the world Horyuji Temple in Ikaruga-cho town in Nara Prefecture is the temple erected by Prince Shotoku and Emperor Suiko, and is also the headquarters...

Kasugataisha Shrine, Nara

A deer is considered the sacred messenger from the deities Kasugataisha Shrine is a shrine built in 768 to pray for the protection of Heijyo-Kyo and the prosperity of the...

Yakushiji Temple, Nara

Hoping for the recovery of the disease of Empress Jito Yakushiji Temple was built in Fujiwara-kyo in 680, hoping for the recovery of the disease of Empress Jito by Emperor...

Tanize Suspension Bridge, Nara

The longest suspension bridge in Japan There is the longest suspension bridge in Japan in Totsukawa-mura village , Yoshino-gun located in the southernmost tip in Nara Prefecture. The magnificent views...