A world heritage with historical shrines and temples. It's also one of the best viewpoint of cherry blossoms in Japan.
- Mount Wakakusa
A mountain overlooking the city of Nara, famous for the annual ritual of setting the mountain on fire
- Kumano Kodo
UNESCO World Heritage Site! Sacred pilgrimage site made with beautiful stone paths - Kumano Kodo.
The temple is known for its stern looking Buddhist statues, and is close to a famous cherry blossom site
- Kasuga Taisha
Over 5,000 traditional lanterns line the enchanting 1,300 year old temple grounds in Nara Park.
Surrounded by an abundance of nature, this is a travel destination centered around the world heritage site of Horyuji.
The oldest wooden building in Japan registered as a World Heritage.
- Heijo Palace
A rebuilt, ancient capital of Japan with gates and palaces standing with dignity as back in the day!
Located on a mountain, the view from the balcony of the temple's main hall is breathtaking
- Dorokyo Gorge (Doro-Hatcho)
Distance of about 31 km. Large scenic gorge stretching over the three prefectures of Wakayama, Mie, and Nara!
The temple that contains one of the three great smiles in the art world on par with the Great Sphinx and the Mona Liza.
- Chogosonshi-ji on Mt. Shigi
A temple with a tiger as its symbol and known for its peculiar ways of worship.