Street Spots in Nara Area

  • Nango Moated Settlement
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Kitakatsuragi-gun Koryocho Nango
    "The Nara Basin is dotted with numerous so-called ""moated settlements"" encircled by a moat with the aim of warding off invasions from enemies. This particular settlement site is located in the Nango district of Koryo Town, Kitakatsuragi County, Nara Prefecture and is still encircled by its moat to this day."
  • Naramachi
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Nara-shi
  • Taishimichi
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Prefecture Isojo-gun Kawanishi-cho, Isogoku-gun Miyake-cho, Tosono-machi, Isojo-gun
  • Gojoshinmachi
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Gojo-shi Shinmachi
  • Kendonebigoryomaeteishajoshijosen Kashihara Jingukoensen
    Travel / Tourism
    Nara Pref. Kashiharashi Unebichou

Nara 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.

Nara Photo Album

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