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Situated in Nara, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Sarusawa-ike and Kofuku-ji Shrine. Todaiji Temple and Nara National Museum are also within 1 mile (2 ...
from £45 per night for 2 guestsNARA Visitor Center & Inn£45
Nara Park is in Nara, a walkable area that's popular for being family-friendly and inexpensive. You'll find many palatable picks for dining and sipping a cup of coffee here. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens. The area has hotels near Nara Park, and it makes a great base for sightseeing in and around Nara.
After visiting Nara Park, take some time for other sights in Nara. Shopping, biking, and sightseeing are just a few things to do in the area. The area's storied past is told through the monuments, historic sites, and temples.
You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Kasugayama Hill Primeval Forest, Nara Park, and Isui-en Garden. Surround yourself with nature at Mount Wakakusa, Sarusawa-ike, and Keihanna Memorial Park. For retail therapy, consider Nara Family, Aeon Mall, and Aeon Mall Kashihara, and seek out the perfect souvenir. Shigisan Nodokamura Farm, Kintetsu Hanazono Rugby Stadium, or Mitsui Outlet Park Osaka Tsurumi will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
Sights like Nara City Museum of Photography, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, and Okumura Commemorative Museum offer insight into the local culture. Swing by Shiga Naoya Former House, Nara Woman's University, and Heijo Palace to learn about local history. Monuments like Kasuga Shrine, Ukimido Park, and Todaiji Temple are well regarded.
Hours of family fun are waiting at Manyo Botanical Garden, Nara Kenko Land, and Hirakata Park. Some of the area's most popular sights are Osaka Castle, Osaka Science Museum, and Nara National Museum. Enjo-ji Temple, Byakugoji Temple, and Shoryakuji Temple will also leave an impression.
Take a plane to Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 26.8 miles (43.1 km) from Nara. It's the closest major airport to Nara Park. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest airport, 37.6 miles (60.5 km) away. You can get off at Nara Tomio Station if you decide to take the train.