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

Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays between July 17 and August 28, 2022 *Reservation opens 3 months before each operation day

A special twilight and nightscape bus runs from the center of Nara City to the summit of Mt. Wakakusa for a limited period! 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. Reservations required.

*Note: only on sunny days.

Adults 1,000 yen, children 500 yen

How to book a seat:
Call Nara Kotsu Bus 0742-22-5110 (9 a.m.-7 p.m. everyday) or,
Visit and book at Nara Kotsu Sightseeing Bus Ticket Offices at JR or Kintetsu Nara Stations before 3 p.m. of each operation day

Basic Information

Address The bus departs from JR and Kintetsu Nara Stations
Access Bus stops:
JR Nara Station - East Exit Platform 4 Sightseeing Bus Boarding Site
Kintetsu Nara Station – Sightseeing Bus Boarding Site in front of Nara Line House

Departure and return date & time:

【July 17 & 18】
JR Nara Sta. 6:20 p.m.→ 8:20 p.m./ Kintetsu Nara Sta. 6:25 p.m.→8:15 p.m.

【July 23, 24, 30 & 31】
JR Nara Sta. 6:10 p.m.→8:10 p.m./ Kintetsu Nara Sta. 6:15 p.m.→8:05 p.m.

【August 6, 7, 11, 13 & 14】
JR Nara Sta. 5:55 p.m.→7:55 p.m./ Kintetsu Nara Sta. 6:00 p.m.→7:50 p.m.

【August 20, 21, 27 & 28】
JR Nara Sta. 5:40 p.m.→7:40 p.m./ Kintetsu Nara Sta. 5:45 p.m.→7:35 p.m.

*The bus will stay at the summit of Mt. Wakakusa for 1 hour.
Inquiries 0742-22-5110 Nara Kotsu Bus
Website Bus Stops & Ticket Office Locationshttps://www.narakotsu.co.jp/language/en/stop/

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Area Information

Nearby Locations

Todai-ji Temple

406-1 Zoshichou, Nara City 630-8587

Kasugataisha Shrine

160 Kasugano-cho, Nara City 630-8212

Kofuku-ji Temple

48 Noborioji-cho, Nara City 630-8213

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