A neighbourhood in Nara
Highlights around Naramachi
Harushika Sake Brewery
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.
Imanishike Shoin Residence
Originally the home of a senior Kofukuji Temple monk, the residence is an excellently preserved example of the 15th century Shoin architecture.
Nara Craft Museum
A small museum dedicated to arts and crafts Nara is famous for, including calligraphy, pottery, wood-carving and masks.
Naramachi Shiryokan Museum
A small museum showcasing many items related to the history of Naramachi.
Nigiwai-no-Ie Traditional House
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.