Nara

Though best known for its iconic deer park, there's a heck of a lot more depth to Nara Prefecture than just its main touristy areas.

Jan 28, 2021

Yagyu Village & the Itto-seki

Yagyu Village & the Itto-seki

Located in Nara, Yagyu Village's Itto-seki is the source of inspiration for the famous bolder splitting scene in the anime Kimetsu-no-Yaiba.

Apr 23, 2020

Nara Prefecture

Nara Prefecture

Overseas visitors to Nara rarely experience much beyond the deer-filled Nara Park but there's so much more to see and explore in the prefecture!

May 9, 2018

Nara’s Asuka Area

Nara’s Asuka Area

Found to the south of Nara's iconic deer park, the Asuka area was where the polity that become the early Japanese empire first rose to power.

Apr 3, 2018

Gorgeous Mt. Yoshino

Gorgeous Mt. Yoshino

Found in the southern sections of Nara Prefecture, Mt. Yoshino is one of Japan's best spots for viewing the cherry blossoms during spring.