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Nara: Origins

Written by Odigo Travel

Todai-Ji in Nara PrefectureWhen you imagine Nara Prefecture, the roots of history and nature come to mind. This video aims to showcase the untouched beauty of

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The First Impression of Nara

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A cradle of traditional Japanese history and culture, Nara breathes the spirit of Yamato - the Japanese nation. Formerly known as ‘Heijyokyo’, Nara was the firs

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Nara One-day-trip Itinerary

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Nara makes an ideal destination for a day trip, as it is only half an hour to an hour away from Osaka or Kyoto. In fact, it could be one stop in your tour to or

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The Best Seasons to Travel to Nara

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Nara has four distinctive seasons—all of which are suitable for travelling. Spring and autumn, however, are the prime seasons. People often choose to appreciate

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Fire Festivals Light Up March

Written by Bryan Baier

By Odigo Contributor BRYAN BAIER FIRE! Before the cherry blossoms bloom and the weather turns fair, March in Japan rages with fire festivals, cremating the las

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Staff Picks - A Day Out in Nara

Written by Kuv

On our way back from MyDome Osaka where we spent a day meeting people from the JET programme, ODIGO's newest staff memberJenny and I detoured through Nara on ou

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Staff Picks - Hidden Gems around Nara Park

Written by Jennifer Weiss

Kofuku-ji Temple's Nanen-do -- Photo by Jennifer Weiss The typical tourist to Nara is prone to squeeze it into their Kansai area itinerary, most probably with