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Japan’s Greatest Evening View, Visited Even by World VIPs! What Is the Secluded “Soni Kogen”?Read Later
I heard that a place said to have “Japan’s greatest evening view” existed in Nara Prefecture’s “Soni Village,” and I had to visit right away!
Established in 1870, Inoue Tengyokudo is a shop specializing in kudzu, a starch made from Japanese arrowroot. Developed by a unique method in the Yoshino region of Nara Prefecture, Yoshinomoto Kudzu's directly managed store offers a kudzu lunch and sweets. It is located near Todaiji, the famous temple housing a giant Buddha statue in Nara.
First held in the year 752, this event has been held every year without fail for over 1260 years!
Held by the temple’s monks in front of Nigatsu-do’s figure of the Eleven-Headed Kannon, the temple’s idol, the event exists to repent for the everyday sins of humanity and wish for everyone’s happiness.
Nara, Wakakusa YamayakiRead Later
The Wakakusa Yamayaki is an event where the 342-meter-high Mt. Wakakusa that overlooks Nara City is lit on fire.
The Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri is held at Wakamiya Shrine, an auxiliary site of Kasuga Grand Shrine. It is a grand festival, held to pray for bountiful crops and comfortable lives. Presently the event begins in July, and the main ritual is held from December 15th through 18th.
"Oak Hostel Nara" is both a convenient and delightful hostel to stay at when in Nara Prefecture!Read Later
This time we will be introducing Oak Hostel Nara, located just 1 minute on foot from Kintetsu Nara Station. It’s in an optimal location for sightseeing, close to both Nara Park and Kasuga Grand Shrine. Alright, let’s enjoy Nara!
Nara is a historical prefecture that lies between Osaka and Kyoto. This time, we would like to present you videos that show the charms of the place.
Horyuji TempleRead Later
Horyuji Temple is the oldest wooden building in the world.