Former Site of Fujiwarakyo Capital

The place where the Fujiwara Castle was once located as the Fujiwarakyo's central establishment

The place where the Fujiwara Castle was once located as the Fujiwarakyo's central establishment

Although there is nothing left of Fujiwara Palace, red columns mark the original foundations, giving you an idea of the scale. The fields have become famous with photographers for their cosmos flowers in September and the cherry blossoms in spring. Just after New Year, locals gather to fly large, brightly coloured kites.

Information

Address
Takadonocho, Kashihara, Nara, 634-0027
Access
23-minute bus ride from Kintetsu Yamato-Yagi Station to Kashihara Fujiwarakyo Shiryoshitsu-mae bus stop.
30-minute walk from Kintetsu Miminashi Station or JR Unebi Station.
Phone
0744-21-1114 (Kashihara city world heritage promotion section)
Hours
Open 24 hours
Holidays
None
Admission
Free
Website
http://www.city.kashihara.nara.jp/kankou/own_sekaiisan/sekaiisan/kouseiisan/fujiwara_kyuuseki.html