Sights in Nara

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Kakinoha Sushi Daiyo

Kakinoha sushi is a famous local specialty consisting of wrapping a mackerel sushi with persimmon leaves.

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Yoshimizu Jinja Shrine

Yoshimizu Jinja Shrine is a World Heritage site and appears in many historic tales related to famous shoguns (military generals).

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Tonan-in Temple

Tonan-in is a 1300-year old temple which was established by the founder of the Shugendo Buddhism sect.

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Kinpusen-ji Temple

Kinpusen-ji Temple, the main temple in the sacred area of Kinpusen by Mount Yoshinoyama, features the second largest wooden structure in Japan.

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Yoshino Chogu Ruins

Yoshino Chogu Ruins was the place where the Imperial Palace and the government was set up when Emperor Godaigo fled Kyoto due to the attacks by Takauji Ashikaga

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Yoshino Omine Cable Car Sembonguchi Station

Yoshino Omine Cable Car is the oldest rope way in Japan and visitors can see the cherry blossoms in full bloom from the rope way.

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Yoshinoyama

Mount Yoshino is famous for its thousands of cherry trees that are in full bloom around the beginning to mid-April.

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Hiraso

Boasting a proud company history of over 150 years, this shop and restaurant offers visitors a unique kind of sushi native to Nara: Kakinoha-zushi. This is a pi

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Muro-ji Temple

Muro-ji is a Buddhist temple in Uda, Nara.

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Hase-dera Temple (Sakurai)

Hase-dera is a Buddhist temple in Sakurai, Nara, affiliated with the Shingon sect.

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Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine

A shrine atop the hill right next to the more popular Nigastu-do Temple

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Ukimido Pavilion

A bridge and pavilion over the Sagi-ike pond in Nara.

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Ishibutai Kofun

Ishibutai Kofun is the largest known megalithic structure in Japan. Located in Shimanosho, Asuka, Nara Prefecture, the kofun is believed to be the tomb of Soga

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Shin-Yakushi-ji Temple

Shin-Yakushi-ji is a Buddhist temple in Nara, founded in 747. It is affiliated with the Kegon sect.

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Hannya-ji Temple

Located northwest of Todaiji Temple, Hannya-ji Temple is often called “Cosmos Temple” because the grounds are filled with cosmos flowers in spring and autumn.