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Nerdy Travels: Exploring Nara

Besides exploring the beautiful Nara deer park and Todaiji temple, we also explored Nara as a city whilst travelling in 2017. The word quaint comes to mind when thinking about Nara. The city is tiny compared to the likes of the capital of Tokyo. We were fortunate to be in a prime location in Nara.… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Exploring Nara

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Nerdy Travels: Todaiji Temple

Whilst visiting Nara Deer Park we headed over towards Todaiji temple which is famous for its Great Buddha Hall which contains the worlds largest bronze statue of Buddha. The deer from the surrounding park were everywhere even as we got towards the temple entrance. The temple, like many other temples and shrines, had a small… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Todaiji Temple

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Nerdy Travels: Nara Deer Park

I visited Nara on my first trip to Japan in 2017. The hotel we stayed in was actually around the corner from the deer park which was amazing as it only took us minutes to get up there and begin exploring. As we entered the park we were immediately met with deer wandering around doing… Continue reading Nerdy Travels: Nara Deer Park