Nara Park

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Nara Park is located in Nara city and was established in 1880. The park is known for its vast nature and free roaming deer.



469 Zoshicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture (Directions)


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Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
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Nara Park is located just around 5 minutes of walking from the JR Kintetsu-Nara Station.

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