Friday - Sunday, and Public Holiday, August 1 - September 26, 2021
Nara Park (a.k.a. Deer Park) is known as a place where you can meet and greet deer in the daytime. However, there is also a great night view spot just behind the park, the grass-covered mountain 'Mount Wakakusa'. Between August 1 and September 26, 2021, a special shuttle bus operates on Fridays to Sundays and Public Holidays from JR Nara Station and Kintetsu Nara Station to Mount Wakakusa. You can casually hop on without reservation.
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays, August 1 - September 26, 2021
(Night view bus)
JR Nara Sta. Exit East Platform 4 (7:30 p.m.) - Kintetsu Nara Sta. Nara Kotsu Bus Platform 20 (7:35 p.m.) - Mount Wakakusa (8:00 p.m.) - enjoy view for approx. 30 min. - Kencho mae (8:53 p.m.) - Kintetsu Nara Sta. (8:55 p.m.) - JR Nara Sta. (9:00 p.m.)
JR Nara Sta. Exit East Platform 4 (6:15 p.m. [5:45 p.m.] ) - Kintetsu Nara Sta. Nara Kotsu Bus Platform 20 (6:20 p.m. [5:50 p.m.]) - Mount Wakakusa (6:45 p.m. [6:15 p.m.]) - enjoy view for approx. 1 hour. - Kencho mae (8:08 p.m. [7:38 p.m.]) - Kintetsu Nara Sta. (8:10 p.m. [7:40 p.m.]) - JR Nara Sta. (8:15 p.m. [7:45 p.m.])
Adults 600 yen, Children (up to elementary school children) 300 yen
*Please note that operation may be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.
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