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Japan on a budget, 6: Nara and Yokohama

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Japan on a Budget / Japanese / travel

(This is part of a guide to travelling Honshu on a moderate budget and in limited time. Click here for the whole series). Nara, the capital of Japan before even Kyoto, is all about the parkland, deer and temples. It’s a short train ride from Kyoto, so I rolled up early in the morning. If you’re coming from a big city, prepare to be surprised: it’s easy to walk across the town itself in less […]