Old Nara Station (Nara City Tourist Information Center)

Travel Guide - Old Nara Station (Nara City Tourist Information Center)

Information

The building which contains both Japanese and Western styles used to be the station building of JR Nara station.
The two-story concrete building features a tiled roof with Sorin (vertical shaft with rings) on top, which makes it look like a roof of a pagoda in temples.
The building was constructed in 1934 and used as a station building until 2003.
Then it was moved to the current location and now used as a tourist information center.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 21:00

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • Short walk from JR Nara Station

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.
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