A Wet Walk Along Yamanobe-no-Michi

Nara, Japan

The Facts

  • Start or End: I started and Tenri Train Station (Google Map Directions) and finished at Sakurai Train Station (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 18.0km (11.2mi) in about 4.5hr
  • Grade: Medium. Rather flat and paved a lot of the way (there were some muddy sections due to the rain). I increased the grade to medium due to the length of the walk.
  • Date Walked: 20th of November 2017

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Despite the drizzle, the walk along a section of Japan’s oldest road, the Shinkaido, was enjoyable and filled with rural views, temples, ancient tombs and fruit stands.

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