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Old Town Nara

This was a nice quiet walk away from the main touristy areas of Nara. We wandered around looking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wireless_in_CA
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california
a quaint neighbourhood with heritage

We alight from the Nara's loop buses (the inner loop bus #6) its just opposite. An... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
J&S_Singapore
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Singapore
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Nara, Nara Prefecture
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"narrow streets"
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"quaint neighborhood"
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"traditional house"
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"toy museum"
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"kintetsu nara station"
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"gion"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice quiet walk away from the main touristy areas of Nara. We wandered around looking at the mixture of old and new buildings. Sprinkled in between the homes were museums, restaurants, temples and small shops. We visited just two museums: Naramachi Mechanical...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We alight from the Nara's loop buses (the inner loop bus #6) its just opposite. An interactive-online screen that display the bus movement is well placed so that ppe are prepared for the bus, simply ingenious! 奈良町, literally "Nara Town" is the former merchant district...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have been to Kyoto, it's not worth a detour. But it's totally without crowds and you can have a peaceful walk

Thank Lotuspearl
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Well worth a stroll around the old town. Lots of lovely buildings and things to see. Similar to Gion in Kyoto.

Thank wishiwasonholiday68
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

And fascinating shops. Streets either side of a covered arcade very atmospheric. About 1 km uphill from station although gradient easy.

Thank daleringham
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

If you are in Nara this area is a place to walk through as it's like an immersive culture experience which shows you what old Japan is like. I loved walking through the streets of this area and they have various different museums which you...More

Thank KuanWai
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

We stayed in Nara for one night after coming from Osaka. I booked a hostel that is located within Naramachi and it took me more than half an hour to walk from Kintetsu Nara Station to the lodging. While searching for my hostel, I wandered...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We had the best teas in a tea house (no mane in store front) in the back alley. We just entered a room waiting for rain pass by. We are always tea drinkers, buy the best green tea from UK, China, etc., but never had...More

Thank abbyjiang
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a great area day or night to explore Nara a little more. We visited during the day and wandered around the narrow streets. Then returned at night to find a restaurant for dinner. So much fun walking at night time and meeting up...More

Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

a quarter with some old buildings and nice shops. We didn't have a plan and would recommend you get one or ask for places to see. Would not say that you need to visit this area, but if you have time to spare and have...More

1  Thank StefanS71
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