The head shrine of all the Kasuga-jinja shrines all over Japan, it is located on Mt. Mikasa, which has been treated as a sacred area since ancient times. In 2018, the shrine commemorated its 1,250th anniversary.
The graceful standing statue of Gigeiten is a must-see attraction
The second-oldest national museum in Japan, located in Nara Park. It boasts the nation's greatest collection of Buddhist art.
This large temple complex boasts a magnificent ancient hall
Beloved Buddha artifacts inside the school of Heijo Palace
A great view overlooking the the Five Storied Pagoda of Kofukuji Temple
This Buddhist school was established by the Chinese monk Jianzhen
Immerse yourself in the world of this photographer who loved the Yamato path
A temple associated with Heian-era poet Ariwara no Narihara
A temple built upon the request of Emperor Tenmu during the Hakuho Period. Reconstructed in recent years, the temple structures showcase beautiful, vibrant colors.
An ancient temple supported by common people
A temple with strings of ”monkey charms”
This ancient temple was erected by Empress Komyo
An old town house to relax in
This sacred primeval forest is registered as a world heritage site
One of Nara’s most famous gardens
A large temple in Nara featuring many structures that illustrate the culture from the Tempyo Period. It is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nara's symbol, the world's largest bronze statue of Rushana Daibutsu is seated in the Great Buddha Hall located in the vast grounds. The temple has been designated as a World Heritage site.
Learn about Nara's traditional crafts
Enjoy the Japanese architecture in the elegant drawing room