When the Meiji government was established, it instantly issued an order to separate Buddhism and Shinto, and subsequently issued an order to set Shinto to the religion of the country.
Also, many of the land owned by the temple was confiscated in the country.
Nara park was made in 1880 by servicing those lands.
Many parts of Nara Park are inside the former premises of Kofukuji temple.
Nara Park consists of the following seven parks