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Japan Day 9: Kyoto Tower And A Day Trip To Nara

Japan Day 9: Kyoto Tower And A Day Trip To Nara

Nara is a 45 minute train ride from Kyoto, and its a JR train that’s included with the JR Rail Pass. Nara was the first official capital of Japan having been established in the year 710. Back then, the city was called Heijo. Nara has some of Japan’s oldest and most historic temples, making it a must see site.