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Wakakusa Hill, Nara

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Surround yourself in evergreen scenery and immerse yourself in nature at Wakakusa Hill. Almost completely covered in grass, the 342 m (1,122 ft) high hill provides you with a peaceful atmosphere, perfect for a picnic while you enjoy views over the nearby town. As you follow man-made trails around the mountain, you will come across deer who call the local area home. Once a year, a festival in which locals burn the dead grass of the hill takes place, a tradition that supposedly originated in 1760. According to legend, it was the result of a boundary dispute between two temples. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Wakakusa Hill by using our Nara itinerary planner.
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  • We went to eat in the shop at the foot of this time. Still, all (n = 34) thoughts "siege on the Rails to my childhood make it freely, rolling in the grass, was playing, but now he's not only at an additional cost? But it became pretty boring ". This is the honest feedback about group average age is 65 years old. I totally agree with you, anything to be paid!
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  • Finally in full bloom now, but I'm afraid the weekend rain forecast. But on Sunday afternoon, after rain, went to NARA Park. Back to taking photos of Mount wakakusa, enjoy!
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  • 視野極佳,可以一覽奈良美麗的景色。 山坡有點抖,怕的時候要小心點。可以等到頂端拍照望遠。 漂亮!不錯!去奈良公園記得一定要去一下  more »