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Nara Park. In ancient time the capital of Japan was changed everytime a new emperor occupied the throne. Nara was one such capital that continued to function as a capital city for 74 years. Despite the fact that the capital was shifted again after 74 years, to Nagaoka, Nara, still managed to gain the title of being the first permanent capital of Japan.

Attractions:
Kasuga Shrine, Kofukuji Temple, Chuguji Temple, Hokkiji Temple, Horinji Temple, Horyuji Temple, Todaiji Temple, Shin-Yakushiji Temple, Toshodaiji Temple, Yakushiji Temple

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Additional Photos by Achim Fried (John_F_Kennedy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5281 W: 56 N: 10482] (43763)
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