Nara city is a beautiful and quaint city in the Kansai area, outstanding by his effort to balance nature with the rapid development of modern Japan. The city simbol are the wild deer that roams freely in the city.
Eight places in the city: Todai-ji, Kofuku-ji, Kasuga shrine, Ganjou ji, Yakushi-ji, Toshodai-ji, Nara palace site, Kasugayama primaveral forest, has been collectively designated as UNESCO World heritage site.
Toudai-ji, Koufuku-ji and Kasugayama primaveral forest are link togueter by Nara Park. The Park is renowed by the deers roaming through the premises and the surrounding areas. The deers have been designed a natural monument by the Japanese government.
Todai ji houses the world's largest bronze Budha and the daibutsuden hall itself is the largets wooden building in the world.
The city is one hour from Osaka and Kioto so a day trip visits are popular, however, a longer stays is recommended to appreciate fully the city sites..