A Day in Nara

Explore Nara's stunning temples and feed the deer.

By Jillian Engelhard Fosten    - 1 min read

Nara is a perfect day out if you are in Osaka and Kyoto. Being about an hour from both locations, it is worth taking a trip to to see the Great Buddha Hall in Todaiji. Todaiji is one of Japan's most significant temples, housing one of the largest statues of Buddha in Japan. The site is absolutely stunning and the photos I have seen tend to undersell it. With its open parks and deer running around, Nara is perfectly suited for families.

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Jillian Engelhard Fosten

Jillian Engelhard Fosten @jillian.engelhard.fosten863

Documentary filmmaker and photographer from California based in East England.

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Jillian Engelhard Fosten Videographer 6 years ago
Thank you both very much! That guy was very sweet and very keen to throw up the peace sign! Kate, I have the 5d mkii with a 50mm f1.4 lens!
Kate Neath 6 years ago
Wow! Beautiful video! What kind of camera were you using? I agree with Izumi - love the man and his peace sign! :-)
Izumi Kershaw 6 years ago
Love the clip of the man and his peace sign. Great video!