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Mt. Wakakusa Yamayaki <January> 若草山 山焼き 1月

Mt. Wakakusa Yamayaki and firework display is Nara’s traditional festival to herald the arrival of early spring. 

Yamayaki and Fireworks Festival are Nara's traditional festivals to announce the arrival of spring. During the festival, the mountain grass is lit, the night sky is covered with flames, and you can enjoy breathtaking views.


The fireworks display takes place just before the start of the mountain burn and adorns the night sky with spectacular lights and colors.

Cherry blossoms <April>  新大宮佐保川の桜 4月

April Cherry blossoms of Shin Omiya Saho-River

It is a river representing Nara City, and is famous as a pillow for many leaf collection. The area around Saho River spans the central area of Nara city from north to south for about 5 km, and a magnificent cherry blossom tree spreads without interruption. You are The cherry blossoms in Saho River are the largest in the city of Nara, and they are known as one of the leading cherry blossom spots in the prefecture. There is no end to people crossing the tree-lined avenue.

Cherry blossoms are associated with the name worship in the Edo period


There are many unknown points about the whole history of this row of cherry blossoms, but in the end of the Edo period, "Kawaji Toshiakira" which still respects as a magistrate of Nara, is the maintenance of Yamabayashi and around Todaiji Temple It is said that it originates in what was made to plant as part of tree maintenance such as tree planting. Even now, around the crossing of the JR Kansai Main Line near the northern end of the cherry blossom trees, some 170-year-old splendid Somei Yoshino "Kawaji Sakura", said to have been planted during the Kawaji era, remains in the area Maintenance and management are carried out by effort.

Nara Park <May> 奈良公園 5月

Nara Park 奈良公園

Nara Park <November> 奈良公園 11月

Nara Park 奈良公園

Umamikyuryo Park <April>  県営馬見丘陵公園 4月

Umamikyuryo Park 県営馬見丘陵公園

Umamikyuryo Park <June> 県営馬見丘陵公園 6月

Umamikyuryo Park Flower bud 県営馬見丘陵公園

Umamikyuryo Park <October>  県営馬見丘陵公園 10月

Umamikyuryo Park Flower bud 県営馬見丘陵公園

Senbonzakura Cherry blossoms <April>  髙田千本桜 4月

The thousand cherry trees at the foot of Takada River were planted in 1948, the year of city enforcement.

Over 70 years old, you can see the magnificent cherry blossom trees lined with annual rings.

From late March to the beginning of April, magnificent flowers continue over the 2.5 km north-south of the river, centered on the Tainaka Park.

With the dusk, the waves of people watching the cherry blossoms at night lit up are endless, and the party is held under the cherry blossoms, fun and lively.


In recent years, Senbonzakura in Takada River has become known as a cherry blossom spot along the Kintetsu line, and it is recommended that you use a handy holiday course such as visiting Isamu Takada Onsen Sakuraso nearby.

By completion of "Takagawa River waterside plaza maintenance plan", Takadagawa Ebi is set up with stepping stone, slope, promenade with revetment construction, and it is space of rest that citizen's everybody gets close to waterside.

MasudaIwafune <April>  益田岩船 4月

The eastern peak of Kaibukiyama, which continues from the residential area, and a rocky uphill, it takes about five minutes to see the huge rock of granite.

The size is about 11 meters east to west, about 8 meters north to south, about 4.7 meters high. There is also a theory that it weighs about 800 tons, and at the top is a hole about 1.6 meters long and 1.2 meters deep.

Yoshino <November>  吉野の紅葉 11月

Yoshino (Yoshino-chō) is a town located in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.  11月 紅葉の吉野 

Anou Bairin <March>  五條市西吉野 賀名生梅林 3月

March Ano-Bairin Nishiyoshino Gjyo-city PLUM Hill 

There is approximately 30 ha of plum grove in Gojo-shi Nishiyoshino-cho. Soak up the sunshine of early spring and bloom 20,000 pure white and pale red plum blossoms, and a fantastic landscape like a sea of clouds. There are scenic points such as Senbon in the mouth, Senbon in the west, and Senbon in the back. The place name "Anou" is a historical thing attached to the south morning era, and there are the Kanai Imperial Palace ruins and the Museum of History and Folklore in the vicinity. Plum fruits essential for plum wine and pickled plums. There are varieties such as Nanko, Hakukaga, Linshu, etc., and will reach the harvest period in June.

Menfudo(Surface immobility Cave) 面不動鍾乳洞 9月

This Cave was discovered by Hirokichi Hashimoto old man in 1933 years, Iguchi AkiraOu, over the course of five years in your efforts, which brings together the three Mr. Otani JitsuTaro Weng, in the highlands of Iwaya excavation above sea level eight hundred seventy-eight m we success. Nearby whole area is a zone of Suiseigan, including limestone, limestone is easily eroded and weathered in the water, in order that, been cut rock little by little during the long long years, it is deposited terrain progress in erosion and weathering can. This is known as "karst". Also in this rocky mountain are contained in rainwater "carbon dioxide" (carbon dioxide) is dissolved cracks in rocks limestone, it spreads further increase the crevices, gradually creating a large cavity, thus can have the the There are in limestone caves. Or stalactites Why can of? Water droplets containing the lime and carbon dioxide gas the "carbonate lime" by long precipitation, with or flow or sagging as of icicles, because this is make such shape of Tsurigane(Big Bell) and breast, is called a stalactite.


Orwas, is Years also referred to as both a hundred years two hundred years in stalactites and stalagmites extends 1cm, it has been said that it takes. The plane immobile limestone cave in the calm, the average temperature of the sinus is said to be 8 degrees, straw tube (straw-like stalactites) is particularly valuable, it has spread the dream palace of the underground explore 280 meters.


Zhonguntil towards the Chichihora, it is also possible to go by using a truck (surcharge).

Suspension bridge of Tanize <August>  谷瀬の吊り橋 8月

Suspension bridge of Tanize (Totsugawa village)

297 meters long, the height becomes even 54 meters long Japan as life for iron wire suspension bridge. Around is surrounded by towering mountains, we Kumanogawa fining is under eyes (Totsukawa) flows. Just suspension bridge where you can enjoy the breathtaking views, the mood that is like a walk through the air. It is just below there is a camping park, crowded with people in the summer to enjoy day camp and BBQ, a swim in a river. 

Nara Prefecture has many photo spots.