Hotel New Wakasa

Address: 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, Nara, Kinki, 630-8274, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan, located on 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, is near Nara Deer Park, Nara Park, Kasuga Grand Shrine, and Horyuji Temple.
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    Travel Blogs from Nara

    Geisha and deer

    A travel blog entry by ebroadfield on Sep 23, 2015

    11 photos

    ... the shops! Their diet gets supplemented heavily by the tourists feeding them specially made deer biscuits and so they are very tame and friendly, and absolutely gorgeous! At the base of the park is yet another fabulous traditional Japanese garden. Probably the highlight (apart from the deer!) of Nara however is The Great Buddha (Daibutsu), housed in the magnificent Todai-ji Temple. The temple is still one of the largest wooden buildings in the world, despite being rebuilt twice ...

    A-nara nice time in Nara

    A travel blog entry by nickyandmike on May 23, 2015

    5 photos

    Back in Nara, we started our day with more 'photobooth', whilst we still looked decent enough. We are now also to be known as Reakuku and Kusara because when it asked us to enter our names, we just jabbed randomly at the Japanese letters and that's what it came up with.
    For lunch we headed back to a cheap local restaurant - it was ok but again I succumbed to the cinammon sugar pizza dessert, which was unnecessary. We picked up some dessert for Mike ...

    Day Trip to Mount Inari, Nara and Todaiji

    A travel blog entry by jadedj on Apr 09, 2015

    1 comment, 48 photos

    ... Takako

    Tōdai-ji (東大寺?, Eastern Great Temple),[1] is a Buddhist temple complex, that was ...

    Torii gates and a very big Buddha

    A travel blog entry by emmahayes1990 on Nov 26, 2014

    5 photos

    ... around Nara. The Todaiji Temple is set within Nara Park which is also known as "Deer Park" as there are hundreds of deer living in the grounds. They are considered sacred so along the path there are stalls selling deer biscuits. Of course Fraser had to buy some and was promptly swarmed by deer following, butting and nibbling at him to try and get some of his cookies. Once we'd made our way through the deer ...

    Bamboo and Monkeys!

    A travel blog entry by pandasphere on Jun 05, 2014

    1 comment, 21 photos

    ... not happy with Tina and screeched at her prompting her to jump away. Don't worry - I got the picture.

    At 12:30, they started blasting "Infernal Galop" from the speaker system - which was apparently the signal that the monkeys were about to be fed. Because monkeys can cancan too? And so they mobbed the park keeper as he walked through the area throwing chestnuts everywhere. SO MUCH MONKEY. THEY WERE EVERYWHERE. We were worried we'd kick them by accident, but we managed ...