With so many National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties, Nara is considered to be one of the ancient city in Japan. Plan a trip here. Once you walk out the station, you will feel the old Japan atmosphere all the way. Start from the most famous temple in Nara, Todaiji. It has the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha. It is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage as one of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara". You may not be a Buddhist but here really brings you peace and calmness. Not to mention how cute the Sika deers are!
After touring Todaiji, you can walk through temples, shrines and streets. We try to list you the best 8 Shrines and temples you wouldn't want to miss when you in Nara. Just by visiting these spectacular shrines and temples, you will get to better understand Japan history. And of course, most shrines are surrounded by the beauty of nature or well-designed gardens. Each of the temples has its own architecture style for you to discover!