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Nara Park

#2 of 185 things to do in Nara Features Animals
469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0375
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“biscuits” (247 reviews)
“crackers” (176 reviews)
“be careful” (138 reviews)
469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-0375
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Reviewed yesterday

Love this park deer-ly(pardon the pun) the deer are everywhere! I'm sure most people visit Nara park for the deer, & surely won't be disappointed. Caution: Keep your bags away from the deer when approaching them, they would bite onto it suddenly. My paper bag...More

Thank YipKeith
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Deers were everywhere in this park and friendly too. They knew when you wanted to give them food and when you wanted to take picture of them. Another big park to be explored and it has a small exhibition building.

1  Thank Nooraishah S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The deer here are so friendly. It's very easy to take close photos and to pet them. They will bow to you as well.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our 2nd visit after a 2 yr gap. With all the wonders I've seen and yet to see it's testament to this area that we wanted to return. Don't buy biscuits as it attracts unwanted attention from the deer. You actually end up throwing it...More

Thank MatthewASharp
Reviewed 6 days ago

Go early in the morning when the deer are hungry and not already full from eating the crackers you can buy to feed them. We saw them in the afternoon and most were just laying down. They must be so full because everyone is feeding...More

1  Thank CANJGirl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting this with my teens was definitely fun!! We had the chance to rest and see, feed and pet the deers, which is one of our favorite animals. We had a great time!

Thank Emily Gramos G
Reviewed 6 days ago

You go to Nara Park. You buy deer crackers. You feed the crackers to the deer. You bow to the deer and they bow back. There's so many deer. Some are lazy, some are playful, all are hungry. Go see the deer, feed the deer,...More

Thank Ezra B
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are happy to walk with lovely landscape in the background, and among deer, then this is the place to be.

Thank Rajesh444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot forget this wonderful place because this is where my wedding proposal took place. This is the last stop that we had before we go back to Tokyo and back to Singapore. My one last chance to asked her hand for marriage. This is...More

Thank Manoi N
Reviewed 1 week ago

It can be very busy but it is worth it. Deers and temples galore. Bring a picknick, the deer will not bother you, they only care for the special deer cookies. We visited from Osaka by train and it was a breath of fresh air,...More

Thank Erik M
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Robyn B
24 May 2017|
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Response from Gett B | Reviewed this property |
Hello! No need to book anything if you just wanna go around and see the deers. You will have to buy deer biscuits (if you wish to feed the deer), with vendors selling em around the park. You do have to pay entrance inside... More
Mars M
22 May 2017|
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Response from Chung1234 | Reviewed this property |
It's free
Sudha M
9 April 2017|
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Response from Chubbers_1976 | Reviewed this property |
It's not inside the park ma'am