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Nara Park

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Address: 469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
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Wonderful Deer!

Feeding the deer has got to be one of the highlights of Nara Park for us. We bought two packs of the special sembei crackers for deer and had so much fun being so popular with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Feeding the deer has got to be one of the highlights of Nara Park for us. We bought two packs of the special sembei crackers for deer and had so much fun being so popular with the deer who would come and follow us to get some.

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Thank MistyAsh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This deer park was amazing and such an experience. The deers are so friendly, they bow at you for a cracker and nudge you if you don't give them any, it doesn't hurt. We got a JR train from Kyoto which was 45 minutes. We bought ritz biscuits from the supermarket before which was a cheaper option and they ate... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nara's park is a beautiful place where to see georgous temples and dears, it is peaceful and looks amazing during autumn or the cherry blossom season. Highly recommend.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This park is about an hour from Kyoto city by train but so worth visiting. the scenery is amazing , quiet and reflective. There are tame deer wandering the park as well as the shops nearby. The train station is a good place for a quick bite and even has a good quality supermarket! It was lovely in early December... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do, you're already there, why not enjoy the park and the dears in the park. You can freely feed the dears, who be happy to come to you and get close photo with you.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a park with a lot of trees, open spaces and deer. You can pet the deer and feed them, they're very peaceful and won't harm you unless provoked, (I wouldn't provoke them anyway, the Japanese regard them as holy/Godly beings, - at least from what I learned) Walking further down, theres a woodland where you can see century old... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful area just to walk around with excellent shrines nearby. The deer are the best part though, they are very friendly and will walk right up to you and let you pet them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time traveling to japan. This time i go to nara park. Many deer here but it's okay that's domesticated animals. Nara park is very spacious. You can buy one day pass bus in tourist information at Nara station to explore Nara. Nara park so sugoi and beautiful park ever 😍😍

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a deer or any animal lover, you will enjoy this park for sure! It is a very beautiful park, and it was amazing to see hundreds of deers while taking a walk; and you can feed them too (they sell special cookies). It's really worth visiting!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guidebooks told us that there are approximately 1,200 wild deer roaming free in Nara Park. They are very friendly and hungry. There are numerous places to buy biscuits but the deer also like vegetables and paper. I saw some people feeding them carrots which they seemed to enjoy very much. These gentle creatures bring real character to Nara Park... More 

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