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The 1st site of the Capital

we arrived in Nara, checked into our hotel then took the train to check out the site of the first... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Margaret Marcus... C
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L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
Local relaxation area

I'm impressed with the Wide historic spot in Nara. There is a railroad crossing in the park so you... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2016
246age
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東京
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Sakicho, Nara 630-8003, Nara Prefecture

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

we arrived in Nara, checked into our hotel then took the train to check out the site of the first Capital in this ancient country of Japan. we arrived late at 4.30pm just enough time to see the inside of the newly constructed Palace. It...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

I'm impressed with the Wide historic spot in Nara. There is a railroad crossing in the park so you can take a picture with the Suzaku-Mon gate for the background. A sight that Local residents was running in there was also nice. 奈良の広大な史跡に心打たれました。公園内に踏切があり朱雀門を背景に列車の写真を撮ることができます。地元住民がランニングをしている風景もよかったです。

Thank 246age
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Walk the span of the compound on a windy day. The reconstructure is amazing that paid details to its original design.

Thank omega123
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

Incredible structure and grounds. Largest buddha in the world with immense samurai warrior carvings. Nara is a must see for visiting Japan. Also a world heritage site.

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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Mostly open space, so don't expect too much. If you use public transportation, I would recommend the northern entrance.

Thank Vladislav C
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

Interesting site seeing and history. A glimpse of ancient capital of Japan and lots of facts of building this palace. This is a large area, lots of walking, please wear comfy walking shoes. We spend about 3-4hours covering everything. If possible, bring along water and...More

Thank ThomasTravelFun
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

We spent 4 hours here. I think is really worth it. Why? Its vast open field Away from the crowd! Its majestic recreation of the main hall through careful study of what is remain in the ruins. This is a special heritage site that admission...More

1  Thank Lim K
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

If you walk from the station nearest, it takes about 20-30 minutes. Yes, there are couple of buildings and some ruins, but wasn't that much interesting. You have to walk a lot between the two buildings in the site also. The only plus point is...More

Thank Rasika B
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Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

A waste of time. If you are in Nara there are better places to go to. We were disappointed when we arrived. There wasn't much to see, Just the buildings and a gravel field.

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Reviewed 28 October 2014

Unless you have a lot of free time, then to max your bus pass (tourist), then it's ok to go and visit. After all it's free access compared to the other areas in Nara.

1  Thank MOUSEAK
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