This photograph is taken in Nara Park in winter four years ago. Since many persons have posted the deer of Nara Park, it does not newly explain, but it supplements only with a few.
The circumference of this park is dotted with cultural assets, such as Todaiji famous for Great Buddha, Kofuku-ji, and Kasuga-Taisha.
Mount Wakakusa is beyond to the east from Nara Park.
The gross area of a park amounts to about 660 ha (about 4 km of east and west, about 2 km of north and south).
Usually, area including these circumference shrines and temples is called "Nara Park."
About 1200 deer are pastured in the park.
A deer is the usage of God of Kasuga-Taisha and is protected warmly for many years.
Since the deer of Nara was deified, it has the influence of having received hospitable protection and does not fear people.
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danos (96009) 2011-09-25 9:33
lovely shot with the deers to pastured carefree in the park of Nara.I like the snapshot with the deers to are so close friendly to the people and vise versa.
shevchenko (19928) 2011-09-25 20:31
Good capture to a group of deers resting in the park, good pov and good frame with included the hill as background, naked branches in winter add poetic feel to the scene too, thanks for sharing a relaxing view.
ikeharel (69145) 2014-02-26 7:44
Beautiful photo of a majestic animals, Mikio, part of a large family of deers in this park.
Excelent view in depth and clarity, light was favorable and the whole is charming photo.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-01-30
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Canon IXY DIGITAL 600
- Exposure: f/3.5, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-09-24 6:48