uda 宇陀市

Open air


In the northeast of Nara prefecture, in the beautiful and peaceful Japanese countryside, the city of Uda offers a magical getaway 1 hour from Osaka and 40 minutes from Nara. In a splendid green setting on the Yamato plateau, this historic city is a plunge into classic rural Japan. An exciting visit off the beaten track!



Festivities accompany the kagirohi



The century-old cherry tree, Matabei-zakura

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Haibara (榛原)

The natural landscapes of Haibara ( mountains, forests, rice fields ) are of incredible beauty. Notice to hiking enthusiasts, Haibara is for you! Among the many hiking trails in the area is the ascent of Mount Torimiyama . From its summit, in a park of the same name, the view of the city and the dense forest is simply fantastic. The park where thousands of azaleas bloom in early summer is conducive to rest and relaxation. The small temple in the middle of the pond accentuates the picturesque charm of the place.

To read: The best hikes to do in Japan



Uda rice terraces



Beautiful fall colors at Torimiyama Park

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Address, timetable & access

  • Address

  • Phone

    +81 (0)745-82-8000
  • Timetable

    From Osaka: Kintetsu Osaka line (1h)From Nara: Kintetsu Osaka and Kintetsu Nagoya lines (40min)

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  • Duration : 8 hour
  • Location : Nara
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