Prefectural Office Rooftop Garden


Places to visit

On the rooftop of Nara Prefectural Office, you can enjoy panoramic views of Nara City and surroundings. In particular, you can see the nearby sites of the Great Buddha Hall at Todaiji Temple, Mt. Wakakusa, and the Five-storied pagoda at Kohfukuji Temple.


Free admission
For information about opening dates and times of the garden, please check
“About the opening hours of Prefectural Office Rooftop Garden.”

Property Administration Division, Nara Prefecture
30 Noborioji-cho, Nara City 630-8501


  • Nara Kotsu Bus (City Loop Line) from JR Nara Station, a short walk from ‘Kencho-mae’ bus stop
  • About 5 minutes walk from Kintetsu-Nara station
  • About 20 minutes walk from JR Nara station


  • 県庁
    This is the Nara Prefectural Office. From the entrance, take the elevator to your left.
  • 屋上広場
    The rooftop garden is covered with grass and equipped with benches for rest and relaxation.
  • 案内板
    With the direction board, you can view the many sites.
  • 東側に広がる奈良公園
    Nara Park and Mt. Wakakusa are very close.
  • 紅葉の景色
    Scenery of colored leaves in fall.
  • 紅葉の景色
    Snowy scenes in winter.