NARA Visitor Center & Inn

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NARA Visitor Center & Inn is located by the Sarusawa Pond in Nara City, a short walking distance from Kintetsu Nara station and Nara station. It is the hub for all travel resources when visiting Nara. If you have any questions, need travel recommendations, or are looking for transportation guidance this is the stop to make.



3 Ikenocho, Nara, Nara 630-8361 (Directions)


8:00 - 21:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 21:00
Thursday 8:00 - 21:00
Friday 8:00 - 21:00
Saturday 8:00 - 21:00
Sunday 8:00 - 21:00
Holidays 8:00 - 21:00


Free entry

Phone Number



General Amenities

  • ATM
  • Luggage storage
  • Foreign exchange service
  • Prayer rooms
  • Information Counter
  • Combini
  • Restroom
  • Souvenir shop
  • Free guides/pamphlets


  • Free Wi-Fi

Language support

  • English
  • Korean
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin


Located next to the Sarusawa Pond, it's a 5-6 minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station or a 10-15 minute walk from JR Nara Station.

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