Todaiji “Omizutori”

Todaiji Temple “Omizutori” that we can go out on foot from “HARUYA Naramachi”, 120 years Machiya architecture counts the 1268th year of this year (2019). We can visit after sightseeing the famous Nara Great Buddha and lovely deer at Nara park.



“Omizutori” began in 752, and continued without discontinuation during 1268 years to 2019. On March 2nd every year prior to the “Omizutori” event, “Omizuokuri” events are held in Wakasa. “Spring will come when Nara’s Omizutori is over” People in the Kansai area wait for the signs of this spring.


Todaiji Temple “Omizutori” Outline

● Period: March 1 – 14 every year
● Location: Nigatudo in Todaiji
● Starting time: March 1st – 11th, March 13th is 19pm. It is 19:30 on March 12. It is 18:30 on March 14.
● Duration: 20 minutes
● Cost: Free
● Application: not required
● Todaiji’s “Omizutori” official websiteLINK

HARUYA Naramachi

120 years of the village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi” is. Guest rooms with traditional Japanese houses have fully Japanese atmosphere. Located in NARAMACHI area with the townscape from ancient times. Walking distance to Nara Park, Great Buddha statue and five other World Heritage sites. 8 minutes by bus from Nara station (15 minutes on foot).
31-4 Minamibukuro-cho Nara-shi, NARA, JAPAN