COVID-19 Gradual Reopening
This region is beginning the slow process to reopen after the COVID-19 closures.
Measures are in place to prevent the further spread of the virus, and social distancing and hand sanitisation rules will still apply.
Some venues in this area may remain closed or be disrupted, however many are gradually allowing visitors again.
Updated 23 May 2020
Nara was the first permanent capital of Japan around the 8th century, and still houses a range of incredible buildings and history from that time. It is also famous for the large number of wild deer that live in the many parks and open spaces around the city.