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Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara

August 5 to 15, 2021

Lantern and Fire Festivals in Nara

In the first half of August, some of Japan’s most important rituals take place in Nara. Nara Tokae Lantern Festival, from August 5 to 14 (scheduled)Chugen Mantoro Lantern Festival, August 14 and 15 at Kasuga-taisha Shrine Manto Kuyoe Lantern Festival, August 15 at Tôdai-ji Temple Nara Daimonji Okuribi (Fire festival in the shape of a burning “Dai” character) at Tobihino, Mt. Takamado.

*Scaling Down to Prevent Spread of the Novel Coronavirus

【Event details】 
http://www.toukae.jp/en/

【Information for visiting the World Heritage site】 
https://narashikanko.or.jp/en/

*The schedule and content of the above event information may be changed depending on the weather or the organizer's circumstances. Please check the website before going out.

Tracing Japanese History via World Heritage Sites

Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara

Tracing Japanese History via World Heritage Sites

For details of the event, please contact the tourist association.

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