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My entire family (10) took a trip to Japan for my grandmother's birthday. Nara Park was one of our stops. We took the train from Kyoto and were amazed by the beautiful green space for such a small island and large population. The Japanese culture...More
It’s not human thieves you need to worry about, but it is the cheeky and confident deer. You may be brave enough to buy ‘deer cookies’ but they also have a like for anything paper. This includes putting their noses in your bag or pocket....More
Free roaming deers in this park was a amazing experience. They are very tamed and friendly. The park, temple and surroundings are so beautiful. Must visit when you are in Kyoto. And it’s free. Small fee if you want to visit the temple.
Nara Park is the perfect place to bond with family. There are tamed free-roaming deer which you can pet and feed (with crackers you can buy in the stalls within the park). They are so cute and friendly! They tend to be a little aggressive...More
Nara park is beautiful, and the Great Buddha Hall is unmissable. It is absolutely worth spending the day there, and I would recommend paying to see at least a few of the shrines and gardens (prices vary but to a UK citizen they seem very...More
Highly recommend it for a half day trip. Nara is great city. walking around the park and feeding deer is a lot of fun. you can take a lot of pictures with them. they will even bow before you share a cookie with them.
Visiting the park is a great place to cool down. Plenty of shade and places to buy drinks. I would advise renting a bike given the size of the park. The paths are uncrowded and plenty to see. The "bowing" deer are not as aggressive...More
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There is a special bus that conducts you from the bullet train station directly to Nara park entry. However even within the park it's a fair amount of walking. To see the Buddha temple too it's a walk, although the deer are... More
There is a special bus that conducts you from the bullet train station directly to Nara park entry. However even within the park it's a fair amount of walking. To see the Buddha temple too it's a walk, although the deer are everywhere. One could look at wheel chair options, all areas have wheelchair access.