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Nara Park is a large, pleasant park in central Nara, established in 1880. It is the location of many of Nara's main attractions including Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha, Kofukuji and the Nara National Museum. The park is home to hundreds of freely roaming deer which are considered messengers of the gods in Shinto religion of Japan. Nara's deer have become a symbol of the city and have even been designated a National Treasure.
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Nara Park is a large, pleasant park in central Nara, established in 1880. It is the location of many of Nara's main attractions including Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha, Kofukuji and the Nara National Museum.  The park is home to hundreds of freely roaming deer which are  considered messengers of the gods in Shinto religion of Japan.  Nara's deer have become a symbol of the city and have even been designated a National Treasure.