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Popular amenities for Nara vacation rentals

Stay near Nara's top sights

Nara Park434 locals recommend
Todai-ji222 locals recommend
Kofukuji Temple35 locals recommend
Nara Kenko Land10 locals recommend
National Museum of Art46 locals recommend
Kasuga-taisha69 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Nara

  • Total rentals

    340 properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    110 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    30 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    70 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    14K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Nara?

    Nara experiences a temperate climate. Summers (June-August) are warm with temperatures around 88°F (31°C), while winters (December-February) can be chilly, dropping to about 36°F (2°C). Spring and fall are mild, making them optimal times for outdoor activities.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Nara?

    Explore the expansive Nara Park home to hundreds of free-roaming deer, visit the Todai-ji Temple housing the world's largest bronze statue of Buddha, and discover the Isuien Garden, a beautiful example of a traditional Japanese garden. Make sure not to miss the colorful displays at the Nara National Museum.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Nara?

    Spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are the most popular times to visit Nara, as the weather is mild. In spring, you can marvel at the cherry blossoms, and in autumn, the changing colors of the leaves. The Omizutori festival in March, at Todai-ji Temple, and the Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri in December are local events often recommended.

  • What are the best places to stay in Nara?

    Nara city center, with its close proximity to Nara Park and Todai-ji Temple, is often recommended. The area around Nara Station is popular for its convenience, while Naramachi offers a more traditional experience with its preserved old town streets.

  • What are the best places to visit in Nara?

    Visitors often explore the historic Todai-ji Temple, Nara Park with its friendly deer, and the beautiful Isuien Garden. The Nara National Museum is frequently suggested for its extensive Buddhist art collection. Don't forget to visit Kasuga Taisha, a UNESCO world heritage site known for its bronze lanterns.

  • What are some hiking trails in Nara?

    Nara has several hiking trails that will take you through stunning landscapes. The Yamanobe-no-Michi trail, Japan's oldest road, and the trails on Mt Wakakusa and Mt Kasuga are frequently suggested. The hike up Mt Yoshino offers stunning views, particularly in cherry blossom season.

  • What are some family activities to do in Nara?

    Enjoy a family day out at Nara Park, where kids can interact with the friendly deer, explore the Nara National Museum, or visit the Science Museum for hands-on learning. Families often enjoy cycling around the traditional streets of Naramachi, or taking a rickshaw tour through the city.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Nara?

    Take a day trip to Mt Yoshino, known for its thousands of cherry trees, hike the ancient pilgrimage trail of Yamanobe-no-Michi, or explore the pottery town of Asuka. The ancient and spiritual Muro-ji Temple is also just a short trip away.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Nara?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Nara. Choose from more than 30 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Nara?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 110 vacation rentals in Nara featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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