奈良大和巡礼スタンプラリー

奈良大和巡礼スタンプラリー
Event period
March 1st 2023
to March 31st 2026
期間限定

Touch history, culture, and people's
hospitality in Nara
that will be remembered in your heart
“JUNREI Tours and Experiences”

As a preparation for Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, a “Tour Event Covering the Central and South Regions of Nara Prefecture” will be organized. The event will be an excellent opportunity for visitors to experience the charms of the central and south regions of Nara Prefecture through the NARA-YAMATO Four Temple Pilgrimage and local and cultural “Omotenashi” (hospitality). The stamp booklet is available in Japanese, English, French, Chinese and Korean, so that visitors from overseas will be able to enjoy the event. Together with the “NARA-YAMATO JUNREI Stamp Rally – Digital Version,” we hope this Booklet can further revitalize tourism in the central and south regions of Nara Prefecture.

NARA-YAMATO JUNREI Stamp Rally
What is
“NARA-YAMATO JUNREI STAMP RALLY – Booklet”
and how to join

Visit a variety of places in Nara and
collect stamps, then, you will receive
an “Omotenashi” gift or service
at each location.

“JUNREI Stamp Rally Booklet” is sold at the six Junrei spots: Hasedera Temple, Muroji Temple, Okadera Temple, Abe Monjuin Temple, Nara Prefecture Complex of Man’yo Culture, and Nara Prefecture Historical and Artistic Cultural Complex.
1,800 yen/booklet
Prices and the number of Omotenashi spots are different from those of the Digital Version.
Check the website for the latest information before purchasing the booklet.

NARA-YAMATO JUNREI Stamp Rally
“JUNREI Spot”

  • Hasedera Temple

    With the spread of Kannon (bodhisattva of compassion) worship in Japan, Hasedera Temples were derived throughout Japan. Hasedera Temple in Nara is the headquarters temple of all of 3,000 branch Hasedera Temples spread throughout the country. It is the eighth temple of the 33 Sacred Places of the Kannon in the Western Japan. The temple is also known as the “Flower Temple” as a variety of flowers and plants adorn the temple precinct in each season.


    Address: 731-1 HASE, SAKURAI

    Tel: 0744-47-7001

    Opening hours:
    April-September: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
    October-November, March: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
    December-February: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    Admission:Adults ¥500,
    Junior High/High School Students ¥500, Elementary School Students ¥250

    Cultural Asset
    ①Main Hall
    (National Treasure)
    ②Wooden Standing Juichimen Kannon
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ③Standing Uho Doji
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ④Standing Nanda Ryu-o
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑤Nobori-ro
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑥Niomon Gate
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑦Hasedera Temple Hombo
    (Important Cultural Property)
  • Muroji Temple

    While Mt. Koya is forbidden to women, Muroji Temple is popularly known as “Mt. Koya for Women” as it’s open to anyone. The temple has long been revered as a sacred place where people worship dragon. Many Buddhist statues including National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties are housed in the temple.


    Address: 78 Muro, Uda

    Tel: 0745-93-2003

    Opening hours:
    April-November: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
    December-March: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

    Admission:Adults ¥600,Children ¥400

    Cultural Assets
    ①Muroji Temple Five-storied Pagoda
    (National Treasure)
    ②Muroji Temple Kondo Hall
    (National Treasure)
    ③Muroji Temple Main Hall
    (National Treasure)
    ④Wooden Seated Shaka Nyorai
    (National Treasure)
    ⑤Wooden Standing Juichimen Kannon
    (National Treasure)
    ⑥Wooden Seated Shaka Nyorai
    (National Treasure)
    ⑦Said to be the Taishakuten Mandala,  Colored Wood Board
    (National Treasure)
    ⑧Muroji Temple Miedo Hall
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑨Muroji Temple Mirokudo Hall
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑩Wooden Nyoirin Kannon Bosatsu
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑪Wooden Standing Miroku Bosatsu
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑫Wooden Standing Yakushi Nyorai・
    Wooden Standing Monju Bosatsu
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑬Wooden Standing Jizo Bosatsu
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑭Wooden Standing Twelve Guardians
    (Important Cultural Property)
  • Okadera Temple

    Since ancient times, this temple has been affectionately called “Okadera,” or the temple on the hill in Asuka. It is also known as the seventh temple of the 33 Sacred Places of the Kannon in the Western Japan. As Okadera Temple is also the first sacred place in Japan for exorcism of bad luck, a number of visitors come here to pray from all over Japan.


    Address: 806 Oka, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun

    Tel: 0744-54-2007

    Opening hours:
    March-November: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
    December-February: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    Admission:Adults ¥400,
    High School Students ¥300,
    Junior High School Students ¥200

    Cultural Assets
    ①Seated Statue of Gien Sojo
    (National Treasure)
    ②Molding Seated Nyoirin Kannon
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ③Nyoirin Kanzeon Bosatsu Seating Contemplatively in the Half Lotus Position
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ④Shakyamuni Buddha Entering Nirvana
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑤Earthen Plate with the Celestial Figure
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑥Okadera Temple Niomon Gate
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ⑦Okadera Temple Shoin
    (Important Cultural Property)
  • Abe Monjuin Temple

    The principal Buddhist image of this temple is Monju Bosatsu which was created by the prominent Buddhist sculptor, Kaikei in the Kamakura period (1185-1333). Abe Monjuin Temple is widely known in Japan as a sacred site of Monju worship. The temple is also associated with Abe Seimei (a famous astrologer in the 10th century). Many people visit this sacred place to pray for protection against evil and misfortune.


    Address: 645 Abe, Sakurai

    Tel: 0744-43-0002

    Opening hours:
    9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Admission:Adults ¥700,
    Elementary School Students ¥500

    Cultural Assets
    ①The Group of Tokai Monju
    (National Treasure)
    ②Hakusan Shrine Main Hall
    (Important Cultural Property)
    ③West Tumulus of Monjuin Temple
    (Special Historic Site)
  • Nara Prefecture Complex of
    Man’yo Culture

    This is a museum where visitors can see, feel, experience, and learn about ancient culture of Nara, with a focus on the “Man’yoshu” (the earliest anthology of poetry existent in Japan).


    Address: 10 Asuka, Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun

    Tel: 0744-54-1850

    Opening hours: 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (last entry 5:00 p.m.), Closed Mondays
    ∗Open if Monday is a national holiday and closed following day

  • Nara Prefecture Historical
    and Artistic Culture Complex

    Visitors can visit the cultural asset restoration studio and art studio as well as viewing cultural assets and artworks. This cultural complex also includes a Michi-no Eki (a restaurant, market selling agricultural products and handicrafts, etc.) and a lodging facility.


    Address: 437-3 Somanouchi-cho, Tenri

    Tel: 0743-86-4420

    Opening hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (shop until 6:00 p.m., restaurant until 8:00 p.m.), Closed Mondays
    ∗Open if Monday is a national holiday and closed following day (shop and restaurant are excluded).
    ∗Stamps can be received at the office on the closing day.

Special spot information

Special spots that represent the history and culture of Nara, selected from the entire area of Nara Prefecture, have been added and registered.
You can receive a small commemorative pilgrimage talisman at each spot.
You can receive it only one time at each spot.
Please show the app window to receive it at the reception of each facility.
To receive a stamp, please show your stamp book at the reception.
*You need to pay admission fees to enter Nara National Museum and to enter the building that enshrines Zao Gongen in Kimpusen Temple.

  • Nara National Museum

    Nara National Museum is located inside Nara Park, where Todai Temple and Kofuku Temple are located, and displays a lot of Buddhist artworks. It conveys the attractive features of excellent fine arts produced through the devotion for Buddhism as well as the rich history and culture behind them to the present.


    Address
    50 Todaiji-cho, Nara City
    Telephone number
    050-5542-8600 (Hello Dial)
    Hours
    9:30 - 17:00 (until 20:00 on Saturdays)
    (Admission until 30 minutes before closing)
    Closed on Mondays and December 28-January 1
    *If Monday is a national holiday, the museum will be closed on the following weekday.
    *The museum is subject to temporary closure.
    Admission
    ¥700 for adults
    University students: 350 yen
    *Elementary, junior high school, and high school students, those who are aged under 18, disabled people and their caregivers (limited to the same number of disabled people), and those who are aged 70 or older can enter Nara National Museum free of charge, by showing their certificates.
    *For the latest information, including opening time and non-operating days, please see the website of Nara National Museum.
    *Only those who have purchased a ticket of Nara National Museum can receive a stamp and a wooden talisman.
    Stamp exchange place (small commemorative pilgrimage talisman collection place)
    Nara Buddhist Sculpture Hall Reception Desk
    Stamp exchange hours
    9:30-17:00 (until 20:00 on Saturdays)
    Closing days
    Closed on the same days as the exhibition of masterpieces at Nara National Museum
    Pilgrimage tickets and pilgrimage notebooks are sold at
    Nara Buddhist Sculpture Hall Ticket Office
    Selling hours
    Until 30 minutes before closing
  • Kimpusen Temple [World heritage]

    Kimpusen Temple is the head temple of Shugendo, and was registered as part of the world heritage “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range.” Since ancient days, it has been known as a spot for viewing cherry blossoms, and its main building called Zao Hall enshrines three concealed statues of Zao Gongen.


    Address
    2498 Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun
    Telephone number
    0746-32-8371
    Opening hours
    8:30-16:00
    Zao-do entrance fee
    Adults 800 yen
    Junior high and high school students: 600 yen
    Elementary school students: 400 yen
    During the special Gokaicho period, the fees are as follows.
    Adults 1,600 yen
    Junior high and high school students: 1,200 yen
    Elementary school students 800 yen
    Stamp exchange place (small commemorative pilgrimage talisman collection place)
    Zao-do Reception Desk
    Stamp exchange time
    Same as visiting hours
    Regularly closed
    No holidays
    Pilgrimage card and pilgrim's notebook
    Zao-do Reception Desk
    Selling hours
    8:30~16:00

Omotenashi Spot
(Omotenashi gift/service)
List

“Omotenashi” spots are places that welcome Stamp Rally participants and offer hospitality and heartfelt service as well as telling them attractions of Nara. Receiving heartfelt products from each place will let you feel the "spirit of welcoming." We hope you will enjoy making a connection with each Omotenashi spot and appreciate their wonderful products and services.

SAKURAI Area
Store name Genre Omotenashi gift/service Conditions of use
Hotel Route-Inn Sakurai Ekimae beverage One complimentary drink service at the dinner restaurant B
Fukujindo food One pack of somenfushi for those who dine in B
Hyogu Studio Kogodo confectionery Two homemade cakes of Miwa A
Hotel Nara Sakurai No Sato confectionery Mini desserts for customers who order dishes at 400 yen or over at the restaurant B
Café Neutral food One curry sauce pack for those who dine in B
Yamatoji Yushinka Kippoan Main Shop confectionery Iware (1 piece) A
Miwa Somen Isamu Seimen food Shiratama Somen (50g x 5 bundles) A
Rose-no Kabin beverage Coffee or Tea A
Rest & Café Flere beverage Coffee (hot or iced) A
Shunsaku Kashi Kobo Kofu beverage Coffee or Tea (with cookies) A
HASE Area
Store name Genre Omotenashi gift/service Conditions of use
Hoendo confectionery Kusa Yaki-mochi (1 piece) A
Hatsuse Choja-tei confectionery A Set of Warabi-mochi and Tea A
Sohonke Kotobukiya confectionery Kusa-mochi (1 piece) A
Yamatobito-no Kokoro Shop sundries Postcards (a set of 3 cards) A
Idaniya beverage Tea (1 bottle) A
Jinki-do Hasedera Monzen Shop sundries Bookmark A
Kagura Hasedera Temple sando Shop sundries Bookmark A
Family Shop Nakayama food Japanese Harusame (1 pack) A
KASHIHARA Area
Store name Genre Omotenashi gift/service Conditions of use
Yamatoji Yushinka Kippoan Kashihara Shop confectionery Singed Soy Sauce Pie (1 piece) A
Grand Mercure Nara Kashihara beverage 1 sachet de thé fabriqué à partir de feuilles de thé de Nara A
Maison du Panneterie Mahoroba Shop food drip coffee A
MURO Area
Store name Genre Omotenashi gift/service Conditions of use
Hashimotoya confectionery Sakusaku Kinako-san (Soybean powder candy) (1 pack)for those who dine in B
Eikichi beverage Coffee or Tea in a can (1 can) A
Nakamuraya sundries Fabric Item (1 piece) A
Noguchi Shoten food Simmered Konnyaku *A snack will be given if the konnyaku is sold out. A
Muro Yomogi-mochi Honpo Morimoto confectionery Yomogi-mochi (1 piece) A
Darumaya Shoten Class 3 pharmaceuticals Daranisukegan (1 pack) A
Omoya Souvenir Shop (car park) sundries For parking or purchases, we offer a choice of Shiso herb juice or an accessory. B
Ittobori Ichiyado sundries Japanese Cedar Chopsticks (1 set) A
ASUKA Area
Store name Genre Omotenashi gift/service Conditions of use
café Kotodama confectionery Cookies Against Bad Luck for lunch customers B
CURRYON beverage Iced oolong tea for those ordering Asuka vegetable curry B
Imanishi Seishindo confectionery Yakimochi (2 pieces) for purchases of 500 yen or more B
TENRI Area
Store name Genre Omotenashi gift/service Conditions of use
Bunkamura Nigiwai Market in Nara Prefecture Historical and Artistic Culture Complex Bathing Ticket Bathing Ticket of the Natural Hot Spring Kamokimi-no Yu A
Nara Prefecture Historical and Artistic Culture Complex (Information Providing Wing) sundries Original Sticker A
Nara Specialty Restaurant & Cafe Marukatsu food Marukatsu Croquette and Sweet Potato Croquette A
YOSHINO Area
Store name Genre Omotenashi gift/service Conditions of use
Kurumada Shop sundries Mini incense sticks for purchases at 1,000 yen or over B
Kudzuya Nakai Shumpudo confectionery A cup of kudzuyu for purchases at 1,000 yen or over B
Manshodo confectionery A kusamochi for purchases at 1,000 yen or over B
Kakinohazushi Yakko sundries A set of three pairs of dispensable chopsticks made from Japanese Yoshino cedar for guests B
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