Polite Notice

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

June 20th,  2021.

The Tourist Information Desk will suspend tourist information services and Japanese cultural activities

(Origami, Calligraphy, Cosplay etc.) from

*May 1, 2021 - June 20, 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.


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 in May

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