All About Japan

All About’s Guide to Nara

As Japan’s first permanent capital, Nara is home to a wealth of historical and cultural delights—and deer, lots of deer! Check out our guide to find out how to make the most of your time in this ancient area.

Singapore to Japan: Around Japan in 8 Days!

How to enjoy Japan in 8 days without missing any of the best bits

Five Days in Kansai

Take a graphics-enhanced tour of Nara, Kyoto and Osaka!

A Quick Guide to the Sights of Nara

Visit Nara, the city where you’ll find one of Japan’s largest and most famous bronze Buddha statue, its second-tallest pagoda, and hundreds of friendly deer!

5 Awesome Autumn Leaves Tours around Japan

Follow the colorful leaves of autumn from Hokkaido to Kyoto to experience a historical journey of Japan.

UNESCO's Historical Monuments of Ancient Nara

Once the capital of Japan, the historical monuments of Nara include temples, a shrine, a palace, a forest and lots of deer!

Japan's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Every traveler to Japan should be sure to visit at least a few of the nation's stellar World Heritage Sites, ranging from 1,000-year-old temples and shrines to breathtaking natural biospheres.

48 Hours in Kyoto on a Budget

This isn’t Kyoto for the faint-hearted. So lace up your comfy shoes and get ready to hit the pavement!

An Artist's Perspective on Kyoto & Nara

Designer and illustrator Carolina Puropopo shares her artistic impressions of Kyoto and Nara.

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