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Culture in Nara

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Shiratori Shrine

Shiratori Shrine

Matthew Eynon

Tucked away in the village of Nagara, a suburb of Tenri City, is a Shinto shrine named Shiratori that predates the Nara Perio...

Nara
A Visit to Mt Yoshino

A Visit to Mt Yoshino

Paul Hackshaw

Located at the end of the Omine Okugakemichi, an ancient ascetic training trail for mountain monks, and now a UNESCO World He...

Nara
Hasedera Temple

Hasedera Temple

Hase-dera is the main temple of the Buzan sect of Shingon Buddhism. The temple is located in Sakurai, Nara Prefecture, Japan....

Nara
Kashihara Jingu

Kashihara Jingu

Gary Luscombe

Kashihara Jingu is a shrine dedicated to the very first Emperor of Japan and sits close to where his palace is thought to hav...

Nara