Nara Park stretches 4km east to west and 2km north to south. Scattered throughout the park and it’s borders are a number of shrines and temples. Nara park is also the home to Nara’s deer population. The deer that roam the park are believed to be the messengers of the gods. There is around 1000 Deers rooming Nara , they eat somthing called Shika Senbei which is rice crackers specially made for them. they costs 150 yen and sold every where. You can buy this special ‘crackers’ to feed the deer.