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Yumekaze Plaza in front of Todaiji Temple Gate

It is located in verdant Nara Park, lined with 11 stores selling Nara's specialties and local products.

Shopping mall

This is a facility consisting of restaurants and retail stores in Nara Park known for its wild deer. It is located in front of Todaiji Temple, famous for the Great Buddha within a walking distance from World Heritage Sites such as Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Mt. Kasuga Primeval Forest, Kofukuji Temple, and Nara National Museum, making it the perfect place to stop by during sightseeing.

Under the concept of "Nara, sharing food, life, and culture," 11 stores, including cafes, restaurants, souvenir stores, and traditional craft stores, are lined up. There are many stores that sell Nara's famous gourmet food and Nara's specialties, such as "Daibutsu Pudding" made with generous Yamato tea, "Kakinoha-zushi" (sushi) made with vinegared rice topped with sea bream or salmon and wrapped in persimmon leaves, sweets made with Yoshino kuzu, local vegetables, linen bags, book covers, and more.

From the promenade leading to Todaiji Temple, you can see the seasonal scenery of Nara, including Mt. Wakakusa. It is a place that connects local people and tourists.

Highlights

  • Located in Nara Park where wild deer live.
  • Next to Todaiji Temple and convenient for sightseeing World Heritage Sites such as Kasuga Taisha Shrine.
  • 11 restaurants and souvenir stores offer Nara's specialties and gourmet food.
  • From the stores, you can see the beautiful green scenery of Mt. Wakakusa.

Photos

  • Yumekaze Plaza in front of Todaiji Temple Gate

    Yumekaze Plaza in front of Todaiji Temple Gate

  • Restaurants and souvenir stores line the street

    Restaurants and souvenir stores line the street

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Details

Name in Japanese
東大寺門前 夢風ひろば
Postal Code
630-8212
Address
16 Kasuganocho, Nara City, Nara
Telephone
0742-25-0870
Holiday
Varies by store
Hours
Varies by store
Admission
Varies by store
Directions
(1) A 12-minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station on the Kintetsu-Nara Line.
(2) From Kintetsu Nara Station on the Kintetsu-Nara Line or Nara Station on the JR Lines, take the Nara Kotsu Bus Line, get off at Himurojinja Kokuritsu-Hakubutsukan bus stop, and walk 1 minute.
Credit Cards
Varies by store
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)