How to Get from Nara to Osaka

Although it is packed with attractions, Nara is a small enough city that spending a day or two there is probably enough to see the most important sites. If you still have time, consider going to Osaka, since it is only 28 kilometers from Nara. Osaka is in fact nearer to Nara than even [...]

By | 2017-09-25T13:38:32+00:00 August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Get from Kyoto to Nara?

If you’re already in Kyoto and you have several days to spend, why not go for a road trip to Nara, another impressive ancient city in Japan? Nara is home to many majestic temples, including Todai-ji Temple, which houses the Diabutsu (Great Buddha), the biggest of its kind in Japan. Only 25 kilometers south [...]

By | 2017-09-25T13:40:25+00:00 August 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Top Reasons to Visit Nara, Japan

With Nara’s close proximity to Kyoto, you would think that it is a ‘no brainer’ to sneak out for a day to visit the former capital of Japan. But Nara’s accessibility is not the only reason why it should be in every person’s travel itinerary. For starters, this small city is home to no [...]

By | 2017-09-26T08:24:21+00:00 May 17th, 2015|2 Comments