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Nara is a charming city in Japan’s Kansai region that boasts a rich history, incredible landmarks, and a unique cultural heritage. We had the pleasure of exploring this fascinating city, and it was truly an unforgettable experience.

One of the most impressive sights we visited in Nara was the Tōdai-ji temple, which is home to one of the largest bronze statues of Buddha in the world. The sheer scale of the statue is awe-inspiring, and the surrounding park and gardens add to the serene atmosphere. The temple complex is also home to several other impressive buildings, including a beautiful pagoda.

Our trip to Nara also included a visit to the 3-star Michelin restaurant, Wa Yamamura, where we enjoyed some of the most incredible food we have ever tasted. The attention to detail and the quality of the ingredients were truly remarkable, and we were blown away by the skill and creativity of the chef.

One of the most unique and memorable experiences of visiting Nara was interacting with the friendly and adorable deer that roam freely around the city’s parks and streets. The deer have become an iconic symbol of Nara, and visitors can feed and pet them, making for some truly unforgettable photo opportunities.

The food culture in Nara is also a highlight of any visit. The city is famous for its traditional Japanese cuisine, including local specialties such as kakinoha-zushi, a type of sushi wrapped in persimmon leaves, and mochi, a sweet rice cake that comes in a variety of flavors. We highly recommend trying out some of the local delicacies while in Nara.

Our trips to Nara have been an incredible experience that we will never forget. The city’s rich history, beautiful temples, friendly deer, and delicious food made it a truly unforgettable destination. We can’t wait to go back and explore more of the city and its surrounding areas.

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Michelin Rated
UNESCO World Heritage
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