A neighbourhood in Nara
Highlights around Naramachi
Established in 1884, Harushika is one of Nara’s best known sakes. Although the brewery itself can only be toured at certain times of the year, the attached store offers affordable sake tasting sets.
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Originally the home of a senior Kofukuji Temple monk, the residence is an excellently preserved example of the 15th century Shoin architecture.
A small museum dedicated to arts and crafts Nara is famous for, including calligraphy, pottery, wood-carving and masks.
A small museum showcasing many items related to the history of Naramachi.
A well preserved traditional townhouse in central Naramachi. Built in 1917 as a tradesman’s house, entering is like stepping back in time to that era.