Nara: Itineraries & tips



"Nara is such a beautiful place and you shouldn't miss it."travel2next.com
"Nara is best known for its deer park, where hundreds of deer roam free."xyuandbeyond.com
"Nara is full of wonderful restaurants, hip izakaya and friendly locals."globalhelpswap.com
"Nara is the second most historical city in Japan (plan Japan itineraries) and home to the famous wandering deer."wildjunket.com
"Nara is a great day trip from Kyoto (see itineraries), as it's only 45 minutes away."fittwotravel.com
"Nara is best known for its parks with tame Sika deer."willflyforfood.net

Middle Japan

Naras location

Nara at a glance

Calm City
Very Touristic



2-3 nights


Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Nara


Osaka International Airport (ITM)

Kansai International Airport (KIX)

Kobe Airport (UKB)

About Nara

The big city Nara has a population of 1,396,849. And also, the nearest city of Nara is Osaka. It is great for a trip with much cultural experiences. And also, Nara gives you the possibility to relax after a long city walk next toby a river. Nara is in center Japan (visit Japan itineraries).

Things to do

. but not Nara. Nara turned out to be an amazing city. We only had one day there but we couchsurfed with a local so we had an ins

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A historical treasure and home to some of Japan (plan Japan itineraries)'s oldest temples, Nara is a rewarding destination located less than an hour away f

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18 Comments on The Nara Park deer and other things to see in Nara, Japan , we debated whether to even include Nara as a stop alo

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Eat & drink

Nara, Japan has quite a good selection of vegan food, due in part to its Buddhist traditions. . Buddhist temple cuisine, known as


Vegan Nara Restaurants

Other Veg Restaurants in Nara

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On our most recent trip to the Kansai region, we spent our last full day exploring Nara with our Japan (plan Japan itineraries)ese friend Tsutomu. There we

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Kansai, Japan (plan Japan itineraries) is one of the most popular destinations in the country because of its cultural and historical heritage. The tower is

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I sort of discovered this place by accident when walking from Nara Hotel to the train station but was so glad I did. The Nara Cult

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Nara is a city that shouldn’t be missed when visiting Japan (plan Japan itineraries). Famous for its hundreds of deer roaming around Nara deer park, its be


Finish your Japan itinerary…

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One of the best things about the Kansai region in Japan (plan Japan itineraries) is how much there is to do and see in such close proximity. Nara, a smalle

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This beautiful city has something that makes it truly unique – there are thousands of deer roaming free everywhere. There are thou


3. The perfect Nara itinerary

The PERFECT Nara Day Trip Itinerary – Japan’s cutest city

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• Accommodation is expensive in Japan (plan Japan itineraries), save money during your trip by staying in a hostel dorm, capsule hotel or even couchsurfing

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Out of all the places we visited in Japan (plan Japan itineraries), Nara was our biggest surprise . We must admit we had never heard of it before landing i

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If you’ve visiting Mount Koya we cannot recommend highly enough staying at one of the Buddhist monestaries. A night in a tradition

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, sometime preferred to as Royal Nara Hotel, thanks to its many distinguished guests. Past emperors, members of the road family an

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