Asuka-dera, the first temple in Japan was moved to Nara
And its name was changed to Gangoji.
Isonokami Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the hills of Furu in Tenri in Nara prefecture, Japan. It is one of the oldest extant Shinto shrines in Japan and has housed several significant artifacts.
Tenri University is a Japanese private university in Tenri, Nara Prefecture, an independent part of the secular mission of the new religious movement Tenrikyo.
Fireflies in Nara
The Lampyridae are a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera. They are winged beetles, and commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs for their conspicuous use of bioluminescence during twilight to attract mates or prey.
Yatadera Temple is also known as the temple of hydrangeas. A stunning sight, 10,000 plants of 60 different species of hydrangeas greet visitors and worshippers during June and July.