Entries Tagged as 'Nara'

月曜日, 11月 7th, 2011

Nara Nishonokyo Walking guide

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Nara Nishonokyo Walking guide

Nishinokyo like the name itself already is, known to be named due to the fact that it has something to do with the Seibu in the Heijyokyo. In this area there are two world heritages the Yakushi temple and the Toushou temple, a calm countryside scenery, and it is an area that leaves the ancient [...]

水曜日, 7月 6th, 2011

Kakinohasushi -Hiraso-

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Kakinohasushi -Hiraso-

Kakinohasushi is a local sushi in Yoshino area in Northern Nara prefecture. It used to be the feast for Natsumatsuri (Summer Festival). You may think of sushi quality in summer, but kakinohasushi will not rot easily. It is because mackerel is salted and vinegar and kakinoha keep sushi from rotting.

Kakinohasushi is said to be eaten [...]

木曜日, 5月 26th, 2011

Tea making experience “Inokura tea garden”

Reading time: About 7 minutes

Tea making experience “Inokura tea garden”

Nara prefecture is known for the land of the origin of Japan’s tea.
About an hour drive from the center of Nara city where the Toudaiji and Koufukuji are built, is Tsugigase area famous for its prune also famous for its growing area of Japan tea.

The tea garden that was awarded for being first ranked in [...]

火曜日, 3月 22nd, 2011

Nara Guide

Reading time: About 4 minutes

Nara Guide

Nara is a place where many World Heritages are preserved. Beautiful nature remains as well with many interesting spots to visit. There are many tourist spot around Nara Park including Todai-ji and Kasuga Taisha, which you can go around in one day.
This time, we will introduce a one day course that you can visit [...]