Shopping in Nara

Nara Travel Guide

Shopping in Nara can be a fun experience – you can learn about the local history, native arts and culture, and even food as you explore speciality shops and markets. Sample pickled vegetables and fruit for snacks or pick up a traditional nara-fude calligraphy brush. 

You can hunt for great keepsakes at the many souvenir stalls along Higashimuki Shopping Street, a lengthy and covered shopping arcade that starts from Kintetsu Nara Station. For modern shopping experiences, you can find a few great malls in the heart of the city. 

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