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Nara Prefecture Live Cameras

Nara city

  • Yamato-Saidaiji Station | Saidaijisakaemachi, Nara City | Yamato-Saidaiji Station Live
  • Nara Weather and Wakakusayama | Kitanosho Town, Nara City | Mt. Wakakusa Live Camera / NaLIVE
  • Nara Omiya Street, Nara City | camera title: Nara Omiya-dori Live Camera (near Aburazaka) | address: Nagaodani High School Nara School, 1-115-1 Omiya-cho, Nara-shi, Nara-ken 630-8115 | site title: Toyo Gakuen School Corporation
  • Nara City,  camera title: The Four Seasons of the World Heritage, “Nara,” address: Hachijo, Nara City, Nara, 630-8145, site title: Information Technology Support Network


Meihan Expressway (Route 25)
Route 369


Yamatotakada City

  • Iwatsuki Bridge, Takada River | Tsukiyama, Yamatotakada City | River Division, Prefectural Land Management Department, Nara Prefectural Government

Yamatokoriyama City


Yamato River
Saho River

Tenri City

  • Oji, Yamato River | Kabata Town, Tenri City, Nara | Nara Prefectural Land Management Department River Division

Kashihara City

Sakurai City

Gojo City


Keinawa Expressway

Route 168


Kumano River
Niu River

Gose City


Ikoma City

Kashiba City

Katsuragi City

Uda City



Uda River

Yamazoe Village


Meihan Expressway / Route 25


Heguri Town

Misato Town

Ikaruga Town

Ando Town

Kawanishi Town

Miyake Town

  • Mikawa South, Keinawa Expressway 52.40KP | Mikawa, Miyake-cho, Shiki-gun, Nara Prefecture 636-0211 | Nara National Highway Office
  • Oba, Soga River | Oyanagi, Miyake-cho, Shiki-gun, Nara Prefecture 636-0216 | Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Tajima, Soga River | Tajima, Miyake-cho, Shiki-gun, Nara 636-0214 | Nara Prefectural Land Management Department River Division

Tawaramoto Town

  • Hatanosho, Terakawa River | Hatanosho, Tawaramoto-cho, Shiki-gun, Nara 636-0343 | River Division, Nara Prefectural Land Management Department

Takatori Town

  • Takatori Town Assembly | Takatori Town Office, 990-1 Kangakuji, Takatori-cho, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture 635-0154 | Takatori Town Office

Asuka Village

Kanmaki Town

  • Kamimaki Town Council | Kamimaki Town Office, 3350 Kamimaki, Kamimaki-cho, Kitakatsuragi-gun, Nara Prefecture 639-0293 | Kamimaki Town Office

Oji Town


Yamato River

Koryo Town

  • Kayano, Soga River | Kayano, Koryocho, Kitakatsuragi-gun, Nara 635-0805 | Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism River Information Center

Kawai Town


Yoshino Town

Oyodo Town

Shimoichi Town

  • Yoshino River, Akino River, Plum Grove, Nyu River in Shimoichi Town | Address: Shimoichi-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara | site title: TOWN SHIMOICHI | camera titles: Shimoichi Nature Camera four cameras, from the top, (1) Yoshino River, (2) Akino River, (3) Plum Grove Hirohashi, (4) Nyu River

Soni Village

Mitsue Village

  • Mt. Mitsumine | Kozue, Mitsue-mura, Uda-gun, Nara 633-1301 | Komadori Cable

Kurotaki Village

Tenkawa Village

Nosekawa Village

Totsukawa Village

Shimokitayama Village

Kamikitayama Village

Kawakami Village

Higashiyoshino Village

All over the prefecture

  • Yamato River | Yamato River Office, Kinki Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Prefectural National Highway  | Meihan National Highway / Keinawa Expressway Live Camera Video | Nara National Highway Office

Nara Prefecture Tourism Information

The prefectural capital of Nara is Nara City. The prefectural population is about 1.4 million people and the population of Nara City is about 360,000 people. Nara Basin of northwest province is about only 8% of the prefectural land, it is the dense region where about 90% of the population lives. The south of the Yoshino River is called Yoshino southern mountains, and it is famous as much forest, Yoshino cedar locality.

Once referred to as the “Yamato Province”, and it is the land that Yamato Court originated. Fujiwara-kyo (Fujiwara Capital) in Kashihara city and Heijo-kyo (Heijo Capital) in Nara city were the former centers of politics . There are many cultural assets such as temples and shrines, and Nara is the prefecture with the most National Treasure buildings in Japan such as Todai-ji Temple, Kasuga Shrine and Toshodai-ji Temple.

In addition, “Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area”, “Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara” and “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range” have been registered as world cultural heritages. It is famous in the world as an ancient city along with Kyoto, in 2010 it was visited by tourists of about 44 million people.

The prefectural specialties are strawberries, watermelon, persimmon, tea, Narazuke, goldfish and Yoshino cedar. The local cuisines include “Kakinoha-zushi (persimmon leaves sushi)”, pressed sushi rice with fillets of fish wrapped in persimmon leaves, and “Miwa Somen”, purified noodles of stretched thin flour by hand total.

“Todai-ji Temple” in Nara city is the temple that was built by Emperor Shomu in the 8th century first half, and Todaiji Rushana-butsuzou, which is called the Great Buddha of Nara in general, is famous. The height of the Great Buddha is about 15m, width about 20m, the size of the face is also more than 5m, and it was burned twice, the current Buddha Statue is the statue that was revived in the Edo era.

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