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2014/05/14 Visiting Japan Day 10: Osaka to Nara
π 2014-05-14 00:00 in Japan, Japan2014, Trips

Nice murals in the train station:




In the morning, I went to Shitenoji to see an old temple with a pagoda you could actually climb to the the top of (pretty much not possible for most of them):













I then went back to Osaka station to pick up our luggage and take a train to Nara:


train driving is serious business :)
train driving is serious business :)

We took the loop line to arrive in Nara by the south so that we could stop at Horyu-ji, the oldest Japanese temple located in Nara. We got super lucky and got a retired engineer who spoke well English and gave us a detailled personalized tour for free:




Overrun by kids again :)
Overrun by kids again :)








After the temple, we went to Nara proper, but got there a bit late to see anything, so after plyaing with the deer, we backtracked to our fancy Ryokan to enjoy the onsen and a yummy dinner















Except for trying to see a bit of Nara after arriving there instead of just calling it day when we arrived a bit late, we did well :) We just spent more time to finish up Nara the next day


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