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Other Vehicle Spots in Nara Area

  • Menfudo Monorail
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Pref. Yoshinoguntenkawamura Dorogawa
    This is a Monorail operating at Dorogawa River, Tenkawa Village, Yoshino District. Visitors can ride the monorail, with the motif of a log, and access the entrance of the Menfudo Limestone Cave, registered as a World Heritage Site. Visitors can also see the Omine Okugake-michi path, also registered as a World Heritage Site, from the observation deck at the station.
  • Yaen
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Yoshino-gun Totsukawamura Hiradani 909-4

Nara Main Areas


With a reputation almost as stellar as that of Kyoto, Nara is a must-visit for those searching for the remains of “traditional Japan.” The largely green Nara city holds the majority of the prefecture's treasures, such as the iconic Todai-ji Temple, in which a 15-meter tall Great Buddha sits, and Nara Park, where deer flock to befriend passersby. While mountains are by no means hard to come by in this area, for hiking with a reward, head to the Kii Mountains' Yoshino district in spring, when the hillsides put on an impressive display of white and pink cherry blossoms.

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