The “Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara” is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the ruins of the ancient city of Nara, as well as its tombs and castles. This site showcases the rich history and culture of Nara, which was once the capital of Japan during the 8th century. It includes several important temples and shrines, such as Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga-taisha Shrine, and Kofuku-ji Temple, which are considered to be some of the oldest and most significant religious sites in Japan. The site also includes the Nara Palace Site and the remains of the ancient city walls and moats, which demonstrate the grandeur and power of the ancient capital.

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