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Built in the Taisho era, Daibutsukan is located in front of the Five-Story Pagoda at Nara's Kofuku-ji Temple. It offers a large public bath, free parking on site and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Rooms boast views of the Five-Story Pagoda. From Kyoto Station, the property is a 50-minute train ride and walk away.

Japanese-style guest rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) flooring and traditional futon bedding. Each is equipped with a fridge, an electric kettle and a flat-screen TV. The private bathroom comes with toiletries and a bathtub.

JR Nara Train Station is a 5-minute bus ride away, while Kintetsu Nara Station and Naramachi are both just a 10-minute walk from the Daibutsukan Inn. The property is a 15-minute walk from Todai-ji Temple and a 20-minute walk from Kasuga Taisha Shrine, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. Isuien Garden is also located a 15-minute walk from the inn.

A Japanese breakfast can be enjoyed at the dining room, if accommodations is booked including breakfast.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

This is our guests' favorite part of Nara, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Your stay will include:
Free WiFi Flat-screen TV

Daibutsukan has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 30, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Nara, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Free Parking Available On Site


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Kofuku-ji Temple
    0.1 miles
  • Nara National Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Nara Prefectural Art Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Naramachi
    0.3 miles
  • Gangoji Temple
    0.3 miles
  • Isui-en
    0.4 miles
  • Todaiji Temple
    0.6 miles
  • Nara Park
    0.7 miles
  • Shosoin
    0.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Nara Station
    0.8 miles
  • Iwafune Shrine
    9.1 miles
  • Nozaki Kannon Shrine
    11 miles
  • Nippon Christ Kyodan Shijonawate Church
    11.4 miles
  • Shijonawate City Museum of History and Folklore
    11.5 miles
  • Neyagawa Park
    11.6 miles
  • Hanazono Rugby Stadium
    11.8 miles
  • Suehiro Park
    12.1 miles
  • Aeon Mall Shijonawate
    12.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain 興福寺五重塔
    0 miles
  • Mountain 興福寺国宝館
    0 miles
  • Lake 猿沢池
    0 miles
Public transit
  • Train Kintetsu Nara Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Itami Airport
    23.5 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    34.7 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    37.5 miles
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Amenities of Daibutsukan
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Food & Drink
  • Minibar
Services
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
View
  • View
Safety & security
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

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prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

7+ years
Extra bed by request
¥7,700 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 extra bed available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests with a tattoo may not be permitted to enter public bathing areas and other public facilities.

The front desk is open until 22:00. Guests must check in by that time.

You must inform the property in advance what time you plan to check in. If your check-in time changes, please update the property.

Please include your breakfast time preference at the time of booking: 07:00, 07:30, 08:00 and 08:30. A Japanese breakfast will be served at the dining room, at your preferred time.

FAQs about Daibutsukan

  • The prices at Daibutsukan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Daibutsukan offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Daibutsukan include:

      • Twin

    • Check-in at Daibutsukan is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Daibutsukan is 1.6 miles from the center of Nara.