Experience Nara Time in Japan

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Experience Nara Time in Japan

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Festivals & Events

Nara Wakakusayama Twilight and Nightscape Bus

Every Friday and Saturday between November 4 and 26, 2022 *No reservation required

A special twilight and nightscape bus runs from the center of Nara City to the summit of Mt. Wakakusa during Syuya-no-naratabi autumn night event period (November 4 and 26, 2022)! The bus takes you to the summit of Mt. Wakakusa, which offers panoramic sunset* and nightscape views of the city. As a side note, the night view of Mt. Wakakusa is registered as one of the New Three Major Night Views of Japan.
On the way back to the stations, you can get off at Kencho-mae (in front of Nara Prefectural Office) or Kasugataisha Shrine for the nighttime visit to Kohfukuji temple, Gangoji temple and Kasugataisha Shrine.
*Note: only on sunny days.

Round-trip Fare:
Adults 600 yen, children 300 yen

Basic Information

Address The bus departs from JR and Kintetsu Nara Stations
Access Bus stops:
JR Nara Station - Departing at 4:00 p.m. from JR Nara Station East Exit Bus stop No. 4
Kintetsu Nara Station – Departing at 4:05 p.m. from Nara Kotsu Bus Bus stop No. 20

Departure and return date & time:

【Every Friday during the period】 November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022
JR Nara Station (East Exit No. 4) 4:00 p.m. → Kintetsu Nara Station (Nara Kotsu No. 20) at 4:05 p.m. → Mt. Wakakusa Summit 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.→ Kencho-mae (nearest bus stop from Kohfukuji temple and Gangoji temple) 5:53 p.m.→ Kintetsu Nara Station 5:55 p.m. → JR Nara Station at 6:00 p.m.

【Every Saturday during the period】 November 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022
JR Nara Station (East Exit No. 4) 4:00 p.m. → Kintetsu Nara Station (Nara Kotsu No. 20) at 4:05 p.m. → Mt. Wakakusa Summit 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.→ Kasugataisha Honden (nearest bus stop from Kasugataisha Shrine) 5:58 p.m.→Kencho-mae (nearest bus stop from Kohfukuji temple and Gangoji temple) 6:03 p.m.→ Kintetsu Nara Station 6:05 p.m. → JR Nara Station at 6:10 p.m.
Inquiries 0742-20-3100 Nara Kotsu Bus (business hours 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. everyday)
Website Syuya-no-naratabi Autumn Night Eventhttps://narashikanko.or.jp/en/topics/syuyanonaratabi-en/
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Area Information

Nearby Locations

UNAKIKU

奈良市高畑町1130

Kasugataisha Shrine

160 Kasugano-cho, Nara City 630-8212

Tengyokudoh JR Nara Ekiten

1-1 Sanjyohonmati,Nara-shi,Nara

Tengyokudoh Nara Honten

Oshiagecho,Nara-shi,Nara

Nearby Accommodation

Hotel Obana

〒630-8301 奈良市高畑町1110

Noborioji Hotel Nara

40-1 Noborioji-cho, Nara-city, Nara

Daibutsukan

奈良市高畑町250