Deer feeding in Nara Park, Japanese National Treasure

Feeding deers in Nara. Nara is an ancient Japanese capital.

These deers live in the national park in the middle of the city and are free to roam around as they wish.  I took these panos by luring them with with rice crackers when they were feeding in the early afternoon.  They are friendly animal. Being around them has somewhat calming effect, but they often bite when asking for food =D 

Nara Park is also the site for the "Great Buddha Hall " the largest wooden building in the world and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, both are designated as UNESCO World Herritage. The great Budha hall and the Kasuga Taisha Shrine is about 20 minutes walking from this site.  I love this place very much, and highly recommend if you go visit Japan.   

Copyright: H. Adi Saputra
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Taken: 12/11/2009
Uploaded: 12/11/2009
Updated: 28/11/2014


Tags: nara; deer; japan; feeding; grass; funny; animal; nature; national treasure
  • blinkingacid 2 months ago
    nice shots mas Adi
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