The Ancient City of Nara- Japan's First Capital

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June 5th 2009
Published: June 5th 2009EDIT THIS ENTRY

Following our adventure in Hiroshima, we made our way west to the ancient city of Nara, Japan's first capital. This, as I said is a very ancient city, home to the world's oldest wooden standing structure. The city is home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, many including the temples and shrines. The first day in Nara was a free day for us to explore and wreak havoc (just kidding, lol). Anyways, ... Read Full Entry

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5th June 2009

I really enjoyed reading the blog. It seems like you got a real feel for the history and all of the cultural elements that make the experience so unique. It must have been a great experience to see all the temples and monuments. The architecture is really interesting. Also, That's funny that the deers eat anything they can.

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