Reopening Notice

Monday June 21st

In an nationwide effort to slow the spread of Corona virus, our travel information counter services and cultural events have been suspended since the end of April.

We are happy to announce that

they will resume

Monday June 21st

Until then, tourist information services are still available via phone and email.


We kindly ask all visitors to follow the recommended corona virus protocols:

hand sanitisation

facial masks

social distancing

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your cooperation in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

We look forward to seeing you all again soon.


Status Report

Natural disasters, extreme weather and the Corona virus pandemic can abruptly affect the opening hours of tourist spots, temples, shrines and other places of interest.


Stay abreast of these changes with our regularly updated spreadsheet on Tourist Facilities

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Useful Links

This live spreadsheet contains useful links to weather sites, transport updates, medical emergency links, information hotlines and useful travel phone applications.

Live emergency and weather updates will be posted on our Facebook page.

Nara Visitor Center & Inn Weather Safety
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Welcome to Nara

Our goal here at 

NARA Visitor Center & Inn

is to make your time

in Nara as pleasurable

and memorable as it

can possibly be.


Proud members of 

Japan National Tourism Organization

Brought to you by the Nara prefectural government, the NARA Visitor Centre & Inn offers guests absolutely everything necessary to enjoy Nara to its fullest.


From accommodation, tour packages and expert travel advice, to experiencing Japanese culture first hand with our fantastic cultural events, free baggage keep, money exchange and free Wifi...

we have it all!

 We kindly ask our visitors to follow all recommended procedures to prevent the

spread of COVID19

Hand Sanitization ・ Facial Masks

Social Distancing


Every Wednesday Afternoon
Live on Facebook

Cultural Events Online Booking Form For In-Person Event