The Nara statues on Park Avenue are meant to be as accessible as a pretty towel.
One guards the Park Avenue Armory, which just wrapped up a Nara show, and the other the Asia Society, which just opened one.
Now we paralleled the river, beyond whose far edge grew many slender-trunked Nara trees; apparently they were Japanese oaks.
A whole day had been sacrificed to the passage of the Nara and its morass, as also to the rallying of the different corps.
Not at all: Nara is also used as a proper name, as we shall see.
I come from Nara and Kyoto, and this may be one of the reasons that everything is so far below my expectations.
On travelling to Nara I passed through the tea district of Oji.
At Nara where the great Buddha, 160 feet high, was already standing.
Previous to the Nara Period, the Japanese had been a semi-nomadic race.
Nara was the site of the latter, and the subjects of study were ethics, law, history and mathematics.