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Nara, Japan

A March 2008 trip to Nara by statesidecruiser

HORIUJI - Buddhist Temple Photo, Osaka, Japan More Photos
Quote: Tourists from around the world travel to Nara to experience its tranquility and to view its historic treasures.

Nara, Japan

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Overview

HORIUJI - Buddhist Temple Photo, Osaka, Japan
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Tourists from around the world travel to Nara to experience its tranquility and to view its historic treasures. Nara’s temple parks rest among wooded hills and contain some of the world’s oldest and most architecturally significant buildings. The highlights of the Nara region are the Horyuji Temple, the Todaiji Temple, and the Kasuga Shrine. Nara itself was the cradle of Japanese arts and culture during the Tempyo period in the 8th century. Located approximately one and a half hours from the city of Osaka, Nara is a different world. Any visit to the ancient city of Nara begins with a quick review of the impact of Shintoism and Buddhism. These two belief system...Read More

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statesidecruiser

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West Palm Beach, Florida

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