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Nara Park and tamed deers

really very unthinkable this deers are roaming around the city of Nara

 Nara is the capital city of Nara Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan. The city occupies the northern part of Nara Prefecture, directly bordering Kyoto Prefecture. Eight temples, shrines and ruins in Nara, specifically Tōdai-ji, Saidai-ji, Kōfuku-ji, Kasuga Shrine, Gangō-ji, Yakushi-ji, Tōshōdai-ji and Heijō Palace Remains

this deer known as the Japanese Spotted deer or Sika Deer is a native deer in Japan, in the city of Nara this creatures are free to roam around the city's park which is also considered as a UNESCO world heritage site,

Todaiji Temple

Nara Park is a public park located in the city of Nara, Japan, at the foot of Mount Wakakusa, established in 1880. Administratively, the park is under the control of Nara Prefecture. The park is one of the "Places of Scenic Beauty" designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). The over 1,200 wild sika deer (シカ or 鹿 shika) freely roaming around in the park is also under designation of MEXT, classified as a "Natural Monument."

Nara city deers have local legend according the town folklore; deer from this area were considered sacred due to a visit from one of the four gods of Kasuga Shrine, Takenomikazuchi-no-mikoto. He was said to have been invited from Kashima, Ibaraki, and appeared on Mt. Mikasa-yama riding a white deer. From that point, the deer were considered divine and sacred by both Kasuga Shrine and Kōfuku-ji.

Today, you can purchase deer-crackers (鹿煎餅 Shika-senbei) to feed the deer in the park, and deer feeding and the natural serene setting of the park attracts large amounts of local and foreign tourists.

Still the deers are considered to be a national heritage object and at the same time a tourist attraction,  killing one this deers are punishable by law and poaching them is strictly prohibited.

oh yes, when feeding this deers always be careful, the best way of feeding them is one deer at a time, if deer flocks to you, yet throw the food away from you or else you wanna be like the cute schoolgirl tsukasa below;

well hope we can go all to Nara city!

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