Explore Japan’s history and culture in Nara. This ancient city is home to three World Heritage sites, comprising Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara, Buddhist Monuments in the Horyuji Area, and Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range. Filled with natural beauty, charming townscapes and National Treasures, Nara is less than an hour by train from Kyoto and Osaka, and easily accessible from Tokyo.
What to see in Nara
How to make the most of your trip to Nara
a historic town for strolling and shopping without the crowds
physical and spiritual renewal in a deep mountain hideaway
stroll and cycle through fertile fields and ancient monuments