Nara

Nara
Nara

Ancient city, Nara who are considered to be the ground of opening of Japan.
A lot of buildings registered with world heritage exist.
It is recommended land which can feel relaxed good point of Japan.

PICTURE GUIDE

Nara Park

It was opened (1880) on February 14 in 1880. As for the official name, "Nara Prefectural city park Nara Park" and good total area are 502 hectares. When neighboring Kofuku-ji Temple, Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara National Museum include, total area amounts to approximately 660 hectares (approximately 4 kilometers of east and west, north and south approximately 2 kilometers). It is dotted with much national treasure designation, world heritage registration articles in park, and many tourists come from Japan, foreign countries through the year and become one of the sightseeing spots on behalf of Japan. Great Buddha and deer (approximately 1,100) of Nara are famous globally. There are many Todai-ji Temple Shuji society and light society, a Shoso-in exhibition, events only in the ancient city including the Kasuga Wakamiya festival worth seeing and is performed and can enjoy the cherry tree which is wonderful in spring. Admission is free and can always enter.

ROUTE GUIDE FROM NANKAI NAMBA
START!
About 5 minutes walk
Kintetsu
Namba, Osaka
Kintetsu Nara Line
Rapid express
about 42 minutes
Kintetsu
Nara
About 5 minutes walk
GOAL!
Kasuga Taisha Shrine

It is Shinto shrine which was founded to pray for (768), the protection of Heijokyo and prosperity of the nation for Jingokeiun two years. Former title is called Kasuga Shrine; God crest "Sagarifuji." It is the total head office of Kasuga Shrine that is approximately 3,000 in the whole country. Because it is said that Takemikazuchinomikoto came on white deer, we assume deer messenger of God. Kasuga Taisha Shrine and Kasugayama primeval forest are registered with world's cultural heritage of the UNESCO as one of "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara" as (1998), Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara in 1998.

ROUTE GUIDE FROM NANKAI NAMBA
START!
5 minutes walk
Kintetsu
Namba, Osaka
Kintetsu Nara Line
Rapid express
about 42 minutes
Kintetsu
Nara
Nara Kotsu bus
about seven minutes
Kasuga Taisha Shrine
Main shrine
1minutes walk
GOAL!
Naramachi

Naramachi is the local popular name which historic cityscape located in the southern part of central city area of Nara-shi, Nara remains. It is not enrolled in Japanese Govermment with the place name called "Naramachi", but nickname of people of town is wide and is really got close. Small street is lined with a lot of Machiya after the Edo era, and house of Japanese ancient times pleases eyes of beholder as if thyme skidded at all. 48.3 hectares is appointed in cityscape formation district of Nara-shi.

ROUTE GUIDE FROM NANKAI NAMBA
START!
5 minutes walk
Kintetsu
Namba, Osaka
Kintetsu Nara Line
Rapid express
about 42 minutes
Kintetsu
Nara
10 minutes walk
GOAL!

RAILWAY GUIDE

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