Nara12-13 Apr. 2020

Places of interest

Kashihara City・ Mt.Unebi,looking from Fujiwara Palace Site
Kashihara City・ Mt.Unebi,looking from Fujiwara Palace Site
Nara City・Todaiji Great Buddha Hall(Daibutsu-den)
Nara City・Todaiji Great Buddha Hall(Daibutsu-den)

The Torch Relay route in Nara will feature Nara’s history as an ancient capital and international relations, historical/cultural national treasures and world heritages, and the rich nature of the southern and eastern part of the prefecture. The Torch Relay will present a perfect opportunity to introduce Nara’s charm and attractions to the rest of the world.

The Torch Relay will start in the city of Gojo and visit Asuka, Fujiwarakyo, and Karako-Kagi remains, journey through the central south area of the prefecture, making its way to the Nara Prefectural Kashihara Park Athletics Stadium where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave from Nara Prefectural Umamikyuryo Park, travelling through Ikaruga, Heijo Palace, and Nara Park and the northern part of the prefecture, arriving at the Great Buddha Hall at Todai-ji Temple for a celebration.



DAY112 Apr.

  • Gojo City
  • Gose City
  • Katsuragi City
  • Totsukawa Village
  • Sakurai City
  • Tawaramoto Town
  • Tenri City
  • Asuka Village
  • Kashihara City

Celebration site:Kashihara City

DAY213 Apr.

  • Kashiba City・ Koryo Town・ Kawai Town
  • Yamatotakada City
  • Yoshino Town
  • Ikaruga Town
  • Yamatokoriyama City
  • Uda City
  • Ikoma City
  • Nara City

Celebration site:Nara City

The relay route, the municipalities where the torch relay will travel through and their order, the celebration site and other information provided above (especially the order of the municipalities the torch relay will visit) are subject to change.