Nara was the ancient capital of Japan from 710 - 794. It was one of the very few cities that escaped both the fire bombings and the atom bomb. It therefore has buildings, etc. that are centuries old. If you are planning on visiting Nara as a tourist, then you might find the Map of Nara useful. Just click on the link below and print out the page. The map is the only thing on the page and is made to fit on one page of paper.

Map of Nara   (use Back to exit the map)

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