NARA
(NAH RAH)
Nara was the capital of Japan from 710 to 794. Deer roam the streets of Nara around the park and the court yard of the Giant Budda.
Not sure when they stopped the deer from getting into the court yard but it had to be after I was there in 2003;
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GIANT INDOOR BUDDHA IN NARA 1973 
PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
THE TEMPLE THAT HOUSES THE GIANT BUDDHA IN NARA 1973 PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
HATSUME (SHIRLEY) FEEDING THE DEER IN NARA 1973 PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
BUD COONS IN JINRIKUSHA (RICKSHAW) IN FRONT OF GOJU-NO-TO NARA 1953 
PHOTO CHUCK BLOOD
KANNON GODDES OF MERCY IN NARA 1953 
PHOTO BUD COONS
CHUCK BLOOD FEEDING THE DEER IN NARA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
CHUCK BLOOD GETTING A FACE TO FACE PHOTO OF A DEER IN NARA CIRCA 1953 
PHOTO BUD COONS
JAPANESE MAN AND WOMAN FEEDING DEER IN NARA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
GOJU-NO-TO NARA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
ANOTHER VIEW OF GOJU-NO-TO NARA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
COVERED BRIDGE AND GOJU NO TO MIYAJIMA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
MODEL OF THE NARA PALACE 2003 PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
MODEL OF THE ASSEMBLY HALL NARA COURT 2003 PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
RESTORED BUILDING AND WALL OF THE NARA COURT 2003 PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
SUZOKU GATE ENTRANCE TO THE IMPERIOL COURT 2003 
PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
MAP OF THE NARA COURT AND PALACE 2003 PHOTO SCANNED CREATOR UNKNOWN
Thanks to Bud Coons for his contribution to this page
NARA KEN FLAG
MARKET STALLS IN FRONT OF ENTRANCE OF THE HOUSE OF THE GIANT INDOOR BUDDHA OF NARA 1954
PHOTO JAMES MCDEVITT
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GATE TO TODAIJI TEMPEL 14 MARCH 2018
PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
BOB IN FRONT OF ONE OF THE PROTECTORS IN THE GATE TO THE TEMPEL 14 MARCH 2018
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BOB WITH TODAIJI TEMPEL IN THE BACKGROUND
14 MARCH 2018 PHOTO BANGORN PROCTOR
TODAIJI TEMPEL 14 MARCH 2018
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THE GREAT BUDDAH OF TODAIJI TEMPEL
14 MARCH 2018 PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
BOB FEEDING THE DEER THE DEER BEHIND ME KEPT BITTING MY PANTS WANTING A CRACKER. 14 MARCH 2018
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BANGORN PETTING A DEER 14 MARCH 2018
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KASUGA TAISHA SHRINE  LANTERNS ON THE PATH. THIS IS OUR GUIDE JAKE 14 MARCH 2018 PHOTO BANGORN PROCTOR
LANTERN PATH TO KASUGA TAISHASH SHRINE
14 MARCH 2018 PHOTO BOB PROCTOR
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WALKING UP THE LANTERN PATH TO KASUGA TAISHA SHRINE
14 MARCH 2018 PHOTO BANGORN PROCTOR
TOUR GROUP AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE KASUGU TAISHA SHRINE 14 MARCH 2018 PHOTO BANGORN PROCTOR
KASUGA TAISHA SHRINE 14 MARCH 2018 
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