Mount Wakakusa-yama (Mikasa-yama)

Travel Guide - Mount Wakakusa-yama (Mikasa-yama)

Information

Mount Wakakusa-yama is also called "Mikasa-yama" (Three-shade mountain) since the mountain looks like three round-shape shades are piled up.
Like Nara Park, there are many wild deers walking here.

The 342 meters high mountain is coverd with grass which is burnt every year on the night of 4th Saturday of January by fires lighted here and there at its foot.
It is called "Yamayaki", which means burning of dead grass on mountain slopes.
You can enjoy the panoramic view of Nara Basin from the top of the mountain.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00

Closed

  • The following day of the 2nd Sunday of December - the previous day of the 3rd Saturday of March

Access / Public Transport

  • 7 minutes from Kintetsu Nara Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line by the bus bound for Kasuga-taisha-honden. Get off at the last stop, then walk 5 minutes.
  • 30 minutes walk from Kintetsu Nara Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line

Address / Location

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Deer_Bot @Deer_ebooks - 2021-09-12
Nara Park (奈良公園 Nara Kōen?) is a public park located in the city of Nara, Japan, at the foot of Mount Wakakusa, established in 1880
Rising sun @MGHK5558 - 2021-09-06
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woundedheartwithin @wounddhartwithn - 2021-09-03
I really appreciate the white stag motif for Kazumasa. In Shintoism, Takemikazuchi is a god of thunder and swords (… https://t.co/MIauvqs6L1
Samuel M. Miller @samuelmmiller - 2021-09-01
Nara Park ...

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Pixiedust @PixiedustJtT - 2021-08-09
A deer peeps out from foliage on Mount Wakakusa, a hill overlooking Nara city, Japan
Credit: Takahiro Yoshida/SOPA… https://t.co/mAfulFJrHS
Stephanie Migot @MsMigot - 2021-08-08
A deer peeps out from foliage on Mount Wakakusa, a hill overlooking Nara city, Japan
Credit: Takahiro Yoshida/SOPA… https://t.co/lzjKbSsiAF
Demforever @rath_22 - 2021-08-07
A deer peeps out from foliage on Mount Wakakusa, a hill overlooking Nara city, Japan
Photograph: Takahiro Yoshida https://t.co/exn6Sb8l7l
Deer_Bot @Deer_ebooks - 2021-06-30
Nara Park (奈良公園 Nara Kōen?) is a public park located in the city of Nara, Japan, at the foot of Mount Wakakusa, established in 1880
マロン @ftt5KK5WV0oJdAG - 2021-06-29
Nara is also famous for Nara Park. It is located at the foot of Mount Wakakusa and over 1,200 wild deer are freely… https://t.co/gXLNam0XRK
Levi Ackerman @CorpseDealerL - 2021-06-25
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Nih-Slime Saucier @Nihehmenh - 2021-04-20
@JerryJr86 I gaze up at the sky and wonder:
is that the same moon
that shone over Mount Mikasa
at Kasuga
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avsadan @avsadan - 2021-04-12
Nara Park is a public park located in the city of Nara, Japan, at the foot of Mount Wakakusa. https://t.co/JDaRkCtEWC
Bloobalooby PH! @bloobalooby_ph - 2021-04-10
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Nara Park is a public park in Nara, #Japan, at the foot of Mount Wakakusa. Established in 1880 it is one of the ol… https://t.co/XnSzlOlGWn
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Poem 7 from Hyakunin Isshu

When I look up at
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Is the moon the same
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Tristan @Liang17842387 - 2021-02-01
WHILE gazing up into the sky,
My thoughts have wandered far;
Methinks I see the rising moon
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Japan Experience @JpExperience - 2021-01-31
🇯🇵 On the last Saturday of January, Mount Wakakusa is set ablaze for the Yamayaki Festival, celebrating legendary c… https://t.co/wlH2JIwWTL
azlin | cr: coraline @wysperinc - 2021-01-28
what is higher? mount everest or my love and respect for mikasa ackerman
AroundTheGlobeTrivia @ATGlobeTrivia - 2021-01-25
A yearly winter festival in Nara sets Mount Wakakusa on fire. Wakakusa Yamayaki can be translated to mean “mountain… https://t.co/uNhQYtux1t
UNBLND @unblnd - 2021-01-23
Today is the Wakakusa Yamayaki annual #festival in Japan during which the grass on the hillside of Nara's Mount Wak… https://t.co/QcH2DxXxnN
Complier @Complier8 - 2021-01-08
@Mount_Hiei Aren't Mikasa was your wife?
ニラ🍝 @junkinoo - 2020-12-28
🍋 Please tell me your recommended place in Nara!
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ミカサ/ACKE͟R͟M͟A͟N͟ ❞ @MISSINGREGRETS - 2020-12-15
@hommemalveilla mikasa stood up quickly placing her right fist against her chest .

' captain . '

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ミカサ/ACKE͟R͟M͟A͟N͟ ❞ @MISSINGREGRETS - 2020-12-15
Mikasa frowns , trying to mount the horse again but fails .

' come on not now , not now '

the soldier sighs , eve… https://t.co/mu7bxethW4
aya @ftt5KK5WV0oJdAG - 2020-12-11
Nara is also famous for Nara Park. It is located at the foot of Mount Wakakusa and over 1,200 wild deer are freely… https://t.co/iHQoe9op4S
マロン @ftt5KK5WV0oJdAG - 2020-12-11
Nara is also famous for Nara Park. It is located at the foot of Mount Wakakusa and over 1,200 wild deer are freely… https://t.co/iHQoe9op4S
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