Nara

Nara is an ancient capital city in Nara Prefecture, region of . Overshadowed by its more famous neighbor , Nara is omitted from many a time-pressed tourist's itinerary.

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Buddhist temple
is a Buddhist temple complex that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara, Japan. is situated 3 km east of Nara. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Tourist attraction
Kasuga Grand Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Nara, , . is situated 4 km east of Nara. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Buddhist temple
Yakushi-ji is one of the most famous imperial and ancient Buddhist temples in , that was once one of the Seven Great Temples of Nanto, located in Nara. is situated 2½ km southwest of Nara. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

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