concerning visits to Nara
and suspension of services
We would like to kindly ask people living in areas in which a state of emergency has been declared, to refrain from unnecessary or non urgent visits to Nara Prefecture until
May 11th, 2021.
The Tourist Information Desk will suspend tourist information services and Japanese cultural activities
(Origami, Calligraphy, Cosplay etc.) from
*May 1, 2021 - May 11, 2021.
Tourist information services are still available via phone and email.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Thank you for your cooperation in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
*The suspension period is subject to change depending on future conditions.
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
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