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

Everyday from August 5th to 14th, and Saturdays and Sundays between August 19th and 27th, 2023 *No reservation required

A special twilight and nightscape bus runs from the center of Nara City to the summit of Mt. Wakakusa! 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.

*Note: only on sunny days.

Round-trip Fares:
600 yen per adult, 300 yen per child
*Payable by cash or transportation IC cards

Basic Information

Address The bus departs from JR and Kintetsu Nara Stations
Access Departure time:
JR Nara Station (East Exit No. 4) 5:55 p.m. (*5:45 p.m.)
Kintetsu Nara Station (Nara Kotsu No. 20) at 6:00 p.m. (*5:50 p.m.)

Estimated arrival time:
Kencho-mae 7:48 (*7:38 p.m.)
Kintetsu Nara Station 7:50 p.m. (*7:40 p.m.)
JR Nara Station 7:55 p.m. (*7:45 p.m.)
(*) is applicable to Saturdays and Sundays between August 19th and 27th.

*You can board on a first-come, first-served basis and no reservation is required.
*Please kindly be informed that we may deny boarding passengers in the case of overcrowding.
*When it rains, the bus still operates, but you may not be able to see the sunset.
*The bus service may be canceled due to adverse weather condition.
Inquiries 0742-20-3100 Nara Kotsu Bus (business hours 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. everyday)
Website Bus Stops (Google map)https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/1/viewer?hl=ja&mid=1UHalwx8fyDYaKik5PbjA6ddNftN0RsQ&ll=34.68292261380187%2C135.8240905&z=17


Area Information

Nearby Locations

Kasugataisha Shrine

160 Kasugano-cho, Nara City 630-8212

Nara Park

Kasuga-cho, Nara

Ukimido Gazebo

Tengyokudoh Nara Honten


Nearby Accommodation

Hotel Obana

〒630-8301 奈良市高畑町1110

Noborioji Hotel Nara

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