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Mountain in Nara

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  • Kuragari Pass
    Nara Prefecture Ikoma-shi, Osaka-fu Higashi Osaka-shi
  • Mt. Yoshino
    Nara Pref. Yoshinogunyoshinochou Yoshinoyama
  • Mt. Nijo
    28 Reviews
    Nara Katsuragi-shi , Osaka Minamikawachi-gun Taishicho , Nara Kashiba-shi

    Fom the Futakami Park area the hike to the top of Mt. Nijo is about an hour. Rather relaxing, though at times a rather strenuous hike. The trails arent that easy to follow. And the trail that...

  • Mt. Wakakusayama (Mt. Mikasa)
    Nara Pref. Narashi Kasuganochou Little Women
  • Mt. Katsuragi
    Nara Pref. Goseshi Kujira

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