"Nara - Ancient Japanese City" Nara by Restless-in-kl
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Nara is one of the largest ancient city in Japan and was established in 710. It is here than Buddhism made its first appearance and reached it peak when the world's largest bronze statue of Buddha was completed in Todaiji Temple
The Diahutsu is huge, standing at 53 feet and weighing 452 tons.
Besides the temples and shrines, Nara is a lovely place to walk through its park. Go early and avoid the busloads of schoolchildren that come here for school trips. They were very noisy during our visit!
- Pros:Well preserved ancient city
- Cons:Gets noisy and crowded during school daytrips and holidays
- In a nutshell:Walking back in time in Nara
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