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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Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
was the imperial residence in the Japanese capital city Heijō-kyō, during most of the Nara period. Photo: tamago-moffle, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Heritage site
is an ancient Buddhist temple, that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, in Nara, . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Tourist attraction
The Suzakumon was the main gate built in the center of the south end of the imperial palaces in the Japanese ancient capitals of , Heijō-kyō, and later .

Museum
The is one of the pre-eminent national art museums in . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Nara

Latitude
34.6845° or 34° 41' 4.4" north
Longitude
135.8048° or 135° 48' 17.4" east
Population
365,000
United Nations Location Code
JP QNZ
Elevation
68 metres (223 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1922043513
Geo­Names ID
1855612
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Nara, Nara
  • Afrikaans: Nara
  • Arabic: Nara, Nara
  • Arabic: نارا
  • Arabic: نارا، نارا
  • Armenian: Նարա
  • Azerbaijani: Nara
  • Balinese: Nara
  • Bashkir: Нара (ҡала)
  • Bashkir: Нара
  • Basque: Nara
  • Belarusian: Нара
  • Bengali: নারা
  • Bulgarian: Нара
  • Catalan: Nara (Japó)
  • Catalan: Nara
  • Cebuano: Nara-shi (distrito)
  • Cebuano: Nara-shi
  • Chechen: Нара (гӀала)
  • Chechen: Нара
  • Chinese: Nara-chhī
  • Chinese: 奈良
  • Chinese: 奈良市
  • Croatian: Nara
  • Czech: Nara
  • Danish: Nara
  • Dutch: Nara (stad)
  • Dutch: Nara
  • Egyptian Arabic: نارا
  • Esperanto: Nara
  • Estonian: Nara
  • Faroese: Nara
  • Finnish: Nara
  • French: Nanto
  • French: Nara
  • Galician: Nara
  • Georgian: ნარა
  • German: Nara
  • Greek: Νάρα
  • Gujarati: નારા
  • Hakka Chinese: Nai-liòng-sṳ
  • Hausa: Nai-liòng-sṳ
  • Hebrew: נארה
  • Hindi: नारा
  • Hungarian: Nara
  • Indonesian: Nara
  • Irish: Nara
  • Italian: Nara
  • Japanese: Nara-shi
  • Japanese: ならし
  • Japanese: 奈良
  • Japanese: 奈良市
  • Japanese: 寧楽
  • Japanese: 平城
  • Japanese: 那羅
  • Kalaallisut: Nara
  • Kannada: ನಾರಾ
  • Kirghiz: Нара
  • Korean: 나라 시
  • Korean: 나라시
  • Korean: 나라 현 나라 시
  • Korean: 나라현 나라시
  • Korean: 내량시
  • Korean: 내량현 내량시
  • Korean: 헤이조코
  • Latin: Nara
  • Latvian: Nara
  • Literary Chinese: 奈良市
  • Lithuanian: Nara
  • Macedo-Romanian: Nara
  • Macedonian: Нара
  • Malay: Nara, Nara
  • Malay: Nara
  • Marathi: नारा
  • Mazanderani: نارا
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nara-chhī
  • Mongolian: Нара
  • Norwegian: Nara
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nara
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nara
  • Persian: نارا
  • Polish: Nara
  • Portuguese: Nara
  • Romanian: Nara
  • Russian: Нара, Нара
  • Russian: Нара
  • Russian: Нара Нара
  • Scots: Nara
  • Serbian: Nara
  • Serbian: Нара
  • Serbian: 奈良市
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nara, Nara
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nara
  • Sinhala: නරා
  • Slovak: Nara
  • Slovenian: Nara
  • South Azerbaijani: نارا
  • Spanish: Nara
  • Spanish: Nara Nara
  • Swahili: Nara
  • Swedish: Nara, Nara
  • Swedish: Nara
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Nara
  • Tagalog: Nara-shi
  • Tagalog: Nara
  • Tajik: Nara
  • Tajik: Нара
  • Tamil: நாரா
  • Tatar: Нара
  • Telugu: నారా
  • Thai: นาระ
  • Thai: เมืองนะระ
  • Turkish: Nara
  • Ukrainian: Нара
  • Urdu: نارا، نارا
  • Uzbek: Nara
  • Vietnamese: Di tích Nara cổ
  • Vietnamese: Nara
  • Vietnamese: Nại Lương thị
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Nara
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Nại Lương
  • Waray (Philippines): Nara
  • Welsh: Nara
  • Wu Chinese: 奈良市
  • Yue Chinese: 奈良市

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