Experience Nara Time in Japan

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Experience Nara Time in Japan

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Temporary extension to opening hours at Nara City Tourist Centers


Nara City Tourist Information Center and Kintetsu Nara Station Tourist Information Center will temporarily extend the opening hours as follows.
*General opening hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Dates Time Events
August 5th~15th Open until 9 p.m. Nara Tokae Lantern Festival(5th~14th)
Kasugataisha Shrine Chugen Mantoro(14th・15th)
Todaiji Temple Mantokuyoe(15日)
Nara Daimonji Okuribi(15th・Ignition 20:00)
19th~27th Naramachi Yuho(19th~27th)
Gangoji Temple Jizoe Mantokuyo(23th・24th)
Basara Festival(26th・27th)
September 29th Open until 8 p.m. Uneme Festival
October 28th~31st Exhibition of Shoso-in Treasures(October 28th ~November 13th)
November 1st~13th
Syuya-no-Naratabi 2023: Night-time visit to World Heritage shrine and temples (every Friday and Saturday on November)
January 27th Wakakusayama-yaki
February 3rd Open until 9 p.m.
Bean-throwing ceremonies(3rd)
8th~14th Nara Rurie(8th~14th)



*The information is subject to change.