Nara Park is a public park located in the center of the city of Nara, extending about 4 kilometers from east to west, and about 2 kilometers from south to north. It established in 1880, it is the location of many Nara's main attraction including Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha, Kofukuji and the Nara National Museum.
This park is home of many deer grazing along the spacious lawns and frolic on the grass. Nara's nearly 1200 deers have become a symbol of the city and have even been designated as a natural treasure.
Nara Park is a large park with many attractions that includes Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine and many other historic structures that represent the glory of the city over many centuries.
As the visitors walk by along the park, they can freely approach the deers, feed them and may also play with them.
Nara Park is a five minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station and a 20 minute walk from JR Nara Station.
Opening and closing hours of the establishments in the district vary but the park itself is open to the public everyday.
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