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Nara
Thirteen hundred years ago, Nara (then Heiju-kyu) was the imperial capital of Japan. "Old Japan" is still easy to spot here, from Great Buddha Hall to traditional ryokans and the serene Isuien garden. Travelers rave about walking tours of Nara, particularly in the historic Naramachi merchant area.

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Nara Visitor Center & Inn
Nara Visitor Center & Inn
Owner description: Nara Visitor Center & Inn is located in the midst of Nara. Right on the edge of Sarusawa Pond, the location offers wonderful views of the changing seasons. Nara Visitor Center... more Owner description: Nara Visitor Center & Inn is located in the midst of Nara. Right on the edge of Sarusawa Pond, the location offers wonderful views of the changing seasons. Nara Visitor Center & Inn provides tourists visiting Nara a great place to relax and interact along with the opportunity to discover and experience the city’s cultural and sightseeing riches. less
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Todai-ji Temple
Todai-ji Temple
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Sacred & Religious Sites; Monuments & Statues
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Nara Park
Nara Park
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Parks
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Toshodaiji Temple
Toshodaiji Temple
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Isuien Garden
Isuien Garden
Attraction type: Gardens
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nino
Nino
Ranked #1 of 2,087 Restaurants in Nara
Price: $19 - $37
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
LBK Craft
LBK Craft
Ranked #2 of 2,087 Restaurants in Nara
Price: $19 - $28
Cuisines: Japanese, Gastropub, Bar, Healthy
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Terakawa
Terakawa
Ranked #3 of 2,087 Restaurants in Nara
Price: $15 - $37
Cuisines: Japanese, Healthy
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer
Maguro Koya
Maguro Koya
Ranked #4 of 2,087 Restaurants in Nara
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Parco
Parco
Ranked #5 of 2,087 Restaurants in Nara
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nara Backpackers
2.0 of 5
Nara Backpackers
$21 - $71
Ranked #4 of 44 Specialty lodging in Nara
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Deer Park Inn
2.0 of 5
Deer Park Inn
$26 - $89
Ranked #1 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Nara
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NARAMACHI HOSTEL & RESTAURANT
1.5 of 5
NARAMACHI HOSTEL & RESTAURANT
$38 - $38 (¥4,077 - ¥4,077)
Ranked #6 of 44 Specialty lodging in Nara
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Guest House Nara Komachi
2.0 of 5
Guest House Nara Komachi
$51 - $80 (¥5,472 - ¥8,584)
Ranked #2 of 44 Specialty lodging in Nara
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Super Hotel Lohas JR Nara-eki
3.0 of 5
Super Hotel Lohas JR Nara-eki
$69 - $312
Ranked #2 of 66 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
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Guesthouse Iki
2.0 of 5
Guesthouse Iki
$49 - $64
Ranked #5 of 44 Specialty lodging in Nara
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Noborioji Hotel Nara
4.0 of 5
Noborioji Hotel Nara
$292 - $955
Ranked #1 of 66 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
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Nara Hotel
4.0 of 5
Nara Hotel
$157 - $869 (¥16,845 - ¥93,240)
Ranked #3 of 66 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
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Hotel Nikko Nara
4.0 of 5
Hotel Nikko Nara
$82 - $261
Ranked #6 of 66 Hotels / Ryokan in Nara
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