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Nara Park

#2 of 185 things to do in Nara Features Animals
469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0375
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“biscuits” (240 reviews)
“crackers” (172 reviews)
“be careful” (136 reviews)
469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0375
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the park late in the morning and wee instantly greeted by many deers. The deers were friendly and generally leave visitors alone until one gets their hands on the deer biscuit at Y150 a pack. Once they sense the biscuits they will surge towards...More

Thank 2,824
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These deers are scattered all over the huge park leading to the museum/shrine. They're lovable & cute; lazing around & allowing you to touch them/take pictures or just walking around with the crowd. But the minute you had some food in your hands( biscuits), they...More

Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 3 days ago

i shan't repeat what other reviewers have already mentioned. Definitely, it's a beautiful park with the deers scattered all over the place. They love the biscuits that visitors feed them. The biscuits cost 150 yen. Definitely a good opportunity for city kids to go up...More

Thank Bintangkechil
Reviewed 4 days ago

as i wrote i was here many times. but ech time is different. I went few days ago too. I feel so free to see thi very beautiful park. Next year i plan to visit it when we have full Sakura blossom.

Thank F4023NZalbertos
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are in Osaka, you can't miss this attraction - deer feeding and Sakura in Nara Park! Nara Park is just one hour drive from Osaka. Deer feeding is the most popular activity in Nara and deer is the city Icon. The park is...More

Thank laichul
Reviewed 5 days ago

There was a pond near the visitor center that people like to sit down and enjoy the sun. We like to walk to the Nara park from this place, along short quiet road and into the park. There were some plum blossoms at the park...More

Thank bidwisely
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nara Park, established in the 1300s, is one of the oldest parks in Japan. The park is home to the largest wooden building in the world and houses a 15 meter (50 ft) tall statue of Buddha. One of the big attractions are the 1,200...More

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm amused by the deer. The number of deers there! They can be aggressive even if you don't have food with you (look at the picture I post). Nonetheless, they are cute and cheeky at the same time :))) a great place to find a...More

Thank Josephine S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience, if you're in Kyoto this is a must. Be careful of the deer though, they are not shy and especially not if you buy cookies for them (which you should, it was definitelyworth the 150 yen). There's also one of the worlds largest...More

Thank Andrei L
Reviewed 1 week ago

As someone from the US, where there is no such thing as tame deer, I was blown away by this park. The experience of walking up to these friendly creatures, scratching their ears and chins, and feeding them tasty crackers was sublime. I don't know...More

Thank Eli N
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Robyn B
do you have to book to go here? and what distance walking to castles ?
24 May 2017|
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Response from Gett B | Reviewed this property |
Hello! No need to book anything if you just wanna go around and see the deers. You will have to buy deer biscuits (if you wish to feed the deer), with vendors selling em around the park. You do have to pay entrance inside... More
Mars M
Hi, how much the entrance fee of Nara Park?
22 May 2017|
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Response from Chung1234 | Reviewed this property |
It's free
Sudha M
Hi ! I would like to know whether the Ishien garden is in Nara Park itself or elsewhere.
9 April 2017|
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Response from Chubbers_1976 | Reviewed this property |
It's not inside the park ma'am