Manyo Botanic Garden

Manyo Botanic Garden

“Manyoshu”, the source of the new era “Reiwa”. In the [Manyo Botanic Garden] in Nara, we can meet about 300 plants and flowers that appear in “Manyoshu”. When you come to the Great Buddha Hall, Nara Park, please do not miss it. ■ Outline of Manyo botanical garden Opening period: March-October / 9:00-16:30 (17:00 closed) November-February / […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deer Gathering

Deer Gathering

At the Nara Park, walking distance from the 120 years village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi”, we can see Nara’s specialty “Deer Gathering” which has been held since 1892 for a limited time period from February 9th to March 13th, 2019. When “Nara’s deer affair society” begins to blow a horn, many deer gather from the […]

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 […]

Setsubun “Peach” Decoration related to Kojiki

Setsubun “Peach” Decoration related to Kojiki

At 120 years residence of Nara “HARUYA Naramachi”, we will carry out “peach” decoration according to the season of Setsubun. The tradition of throwing dried soy beans related to the Japanese old tale “Momotaro” and the “Izanagi Shrine” in Awaji Island. “Izanagi No Mikoto” who was pursued by “Izanami No Mikoto” threw peach to escape […]

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 […]