Sights in Nara
Kakinoha Sushi Daiyo
Kakinoha sushi is a famous local specialty consisting of wrapping a mackerel sushi with persimmon leaves.
Yoshimizu Jinja Shrine
Yoshimizu Jinja Shrine is a World Heritage site and appears in many historic tales related to famous shoguns (military generals).
Tonan-in is a 1300-year old temple which was established by the founder of the Shugendo Buddhism sect.
Kinpusen-ji Temple, the main temple in the sacred area of Kinpusen by Mount Yoshinoyama, features the second largest wooden structure in Japan.
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
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.
Mount Yoshino is famous for its thousands of cherry trees that are in full bloom around the beginning to mid-April.
Naramachi Mechanical Toy Museum
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
Muro-ji is a Buddhist temple in Uda, Nara.
Hase-dera Temple (Sakurai)
Hase-dera is a Buddhist temple in Sakurai, Nara, affiliated with the Shingon sect.
Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine
A shrine atop the hill right next to the more popular Nigastu-do Temple
A bridge and pavilion over the Sagi-ike pond in Nara.
Nara National Museum Garden
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
Shin-Yakushi-ji is a Buddhist temple in Nara, founded in 747. It is affiliated with the Kegon sect.
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.