Early morning walk, Nara’s feature ‘Deer Gathering’

Early morning walk, Nara’s feature ‘Deer Gathering’

    Nara morning charm Morning time only staying guests can visit. For a limited time, we can enjoy every morning, Nara’s unique “Shiageri” tradition since 100 years ago, the Meiji Era.       Nara’s feature deer   We can visit from ‘HARUYA Naramachi’ on foot, and many people say “Oh, I’m glad to […]

Manyo Botanic Garden of This Month

Manyo Botanic Garden of This Month

  Manyo Botanic Garden of This Month At HARUYA, the 100 years Japanese traditional architectures, “Travelling Kojiki” with the theme of “Kojiki” and “Manyo Journey” with the theme of “Manyoshu” are proposing. We especially recommend the Manyo Botanical Garden in Nara Park, famous for its deer. Please visit it when you visit the Great Buddha […]

A fireworks party, a lantern light wraps the city of Nara

A fireworks party, a lantern light wraps the city of Nara

In a representative area of Nara, Kofukuji, Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Nara Park, walking distance from over 120 years architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, the “Toukae” festival is held from August 5th to 14th. On the 14th of the last day and the 15th of the following day, “Mantoro” festival is held on the Kasuga Taisha […]

Deer and Big Buddha and Take a deep breath in Mt. Wakakusa

Deer and Big Buddha and Take a deep breath in Mt. Wakakusa

Wakakusayama Mt., a symbol of Nara, which is lined with deer and great Buddha. It is a place that is widely loved by from nursery schools and kindergarten children to adults. In January, there is a “Yamayaki” festival which more than 40,000 people visit in one day. Wakakusayama Mt. is popular for its panoramic view […]

Kenhyo-Sai Festival

Kenhyo-Sai Festival

On May 1st every year, KENHYO-SAI festival, which means the ice festival in Japanese lauguege, holds in Nara city.  In 710, about 1300 years ago, Nara city had freezer at the current location of Himuro Shrine. We wish you be familiar with SHINTO philosophy, every single wood, grass, and ice are respected as KAMI. ■ Details […]

Buddha’s birthday festival

Buddha’s birthday festival

In the city of Nara, a 120 years Japanese architecture “HARUYA Naramachi” worships the birthday statue of Buddha until the 15th April. From 8 o’clock to around 15 o’clock on the 8th April, we can visit Todaiji Temple and put water on the head of Buddha in front of the Great Buddha statue. 100 years classic architectures in the city of Kyoto and […]

Grave of Ono Yasumaro

Grave of Ono Yasumaro

100 years Japanese architecture called Machiya, HARUYA propose a journey on the theme of “Kojiki”, Japanese Myths. Following the design and living of Machiya where Japanese traditional culture has Condensed, that roots mostly will reach at “Kojiki”. This time we show “Grave of Ono Yasumaro”. Although it is ordinary for Japanese people, in fact, Japanese writing […]

Todaiji “Omizutori”

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 […]

Tamukeyama Hachimangu “Hina Nigyo”

Tamukeyama Hachimangu “Hina Nigyo”

At “HARUYA Naramachi”, 120 years Machiya architecture, the dolls of “Setsubun” appeared, according to the season of the Hina Maturi, dolls’ Festival. Dolls made of Tamukeyama Hachimangu shrine, famous for the “Hyakunin Issyu”, invite us to the rustic and modest world that Japanese have nurtured for a long time. Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine, between “Nigatudo” known […]

Kojiki Trip | Kashihara Jingu

Kojiki Trip | Kashihara Jingu

Japan, the oldest country in the world. At the place of the founding of the country, “Kashihara Jingu” in Nara, the “Kigensai Festival” is held on the day of the national memorial day on February 11 every year. There are thousands of attendees from all over the country. One way train access from “HARUYA Naramachi”, […]

Illumination event “Rurie”

Illumination event “Rurie”

At Nara Park, walking distance from the 120 years Machiya architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, the Illumination event “Rurie” has held in limited period from February 8th to 14th. 426 thousand people visited last year. The scenic sites representing Nara, such as Kusuga Taisha Shrine, Kofukuji, Todaiji and Nara Park come to fantastic light path. Walking on […]

Wakakusa Yamayaki

Wakakusa Yamayaki

At “Nara park” walking distance from the 120 years Japanese traditional architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, “Wakakusa Yamayaki” is held on the 4th Saturday of January every year. 100,000 people visit in a day. On the day of the Yamayaki, in addition to the free public (Under Photo: “Deer Rice Cracker”) to climb Mount Wakakusa before the […]

Onmatsuri

Onmatsuri

“Onmatsuri” which continues without interruption for more than 880 years since it began in 1136. ■Why is it called “Onmatsuri”? If you think about it, it is like a funny story because in Japanese language “Onmatsuri” means only saying “festival” without saying “~ festival”, but because its long history, famous and representativity, it has been […]

SONI Plateau, loved for many years in Nara

SONI Plateau, loved for many years in Nara

“SONI plateau” which has been loved for many years as a scene of the fall of Nara. Walking around the field of autumn awakens is crowded with many people regardless of family, couples, trip alone. The walking path along the ridge is divided into elementary, intermediate and advanced classes, and you can choose the course […]