Here we got a short music piece of NARA song. Try the link above and you recognise some Japanese words? Actually the lyrics consist of place names from Nara visit highlights (you might spot my effort to keep nice rhyming to juggle all names in nice order!).
Todai-ji Koufuku-ji Gangou-ji
Daian-ji Kasuga-taisha Yakushi-ji
Shin-Yakushi-ji Nigatsu-dou Nanen-dou
Sarusawa-ike Tobihi-no Ukimi-dou
To give some idea about Japanese words, basically, the suffix ‘-ji’ means temple in general terms whilst ‘-dou’ rather stands for one building of temple (it tends to describe relatively small one). In addition, ‘-ike’ means pond.
All sites appeared here are must-visit to touch Nara ancient culture.
One example, Koufuku-ji temple is…
Amazing old structure isn’t it? Hopefully you would be accompanied by this lovely short music piece in your next Nara visit. Thank you, Miku!