Naramachi Yuho is a special night event in summer in Naramachi.
After the sunset, from 18:30 to 21:30, the light of many lanterns hanging from the roofs of each house will be burning in the Naramachi area.
It will be held from the 17th of August to the 25th of August this year.
Naramachi has narrow streets of traditional merchant houses. The combination of old houses and Japanese lanterns is very nostalgic and picturesque.
Not only Japanese, but also tourists from abroad can enjoy the event every year. It is a good chance to experience a traditional summer atmosphere in an old Japanese town.
Local restaurants, bars and izakaya will stay open late into the night and offer a special menu for Nramachi Yuho. You can purchase tickets at the wooden deck in front of Nara Visitor Center & Inn. If you have the ticket, you can receive special offers at many restaurants and shops.
If you are interested in hidden bars, we also offer a special summer bar-hopping tour of Naramachi Yuho with a local guide, who is also an AirBnB super-host!
The area has a lot of hidden bars that many people don’t know. The guide will take you to the hidden bars and izakaya in Naramachi.
Enjoy the special summer night full of lanterns and delicious foods!