A historic site that has been registered as a World Heritage site. Many National Treasures are present here including the Buddhist sculpture masterpiece, the Statue of Ashura. The five-storied pagoda reflected in Sarusawa Pond celebrates the superb scenery of Nara.
Walk through the townscape retaining the atmosphere of traditional townhouses (inhabited by merchants and artisans) in the final years of the Edo Era. There are also plenty of Japanese-style restaurants and cafés.