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 […]

Manyo Botanic Garden of this month

Manyo Botanic Garden of this month

At the “Manyo Botanic Garden” in Nara, we can meet about 300 plants and flowers that appear in “Manyoshu”, the source of the new era “Reiwa”. When you come to the Great Buddha Hall, Nara Park, please do not miss it. Manyo Botanic Garden in June Manyo Botanic Garden in March ■ Outline of Manyo […]

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 […]

Kotatsu | HARUYA Naramachi

Kotatsu | HARUYA Naramachi

At the 120 years of the village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi”, the Japanese winter symbol “Kotatsu” appears in the guest room. We also serve the “Orange” standardized to the Kotatsu. The presence or absence of “Kotatsu” can be confirmed in the room photo of our official web site. Japanese view of nature “warming up” The […]

Winter solstice

Winter solstice

[Season’s hot bath] Winter solstice, the day becomes the shortest in one year. In Japan, there is a habit of having “Yuzu-Yu (Japanese citron hot bath)” on the day of the winter solstice, so as not to catch colds. A strong aroma of “Yuzu” is said to purify mind and body, exhaling evil. Also, as […]

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 […]

Jyurin-In Monk Ceremony

Jyurin-In Monk Ceremony

Jyurin-In Monk Ceremony HARUYA Selection Every morning, Monk Ceremony can be experienced for free at Nara’s most famous temple, National Treasures / Jyurin-In. “I am interested, but I do not have much time” “I wonder if I can do it for the first time …” We can feel free to experience it. 【Reliable for beginners】 […]

Kasuga Mountain Worship

Kasuga Mountain Worship

【HARUYA Official Web Site Update】 With the story of the difference between Japanese language ‘林 (Hayashi)’ and ‘森 (Mori)’ for ‘Forest’, we updated the Japanese philosophy towards nature. 「Kasuga Mountain Worship」 Kasuga Mountain Worship Lush nature and stone Buddhas of the Heian era. World heritage · Mt. Kasuga Primeval Forest.  A 2 hour to 3 […]