Bespoke: The Best Luxury Experiences in Nara

There’s a well-known Japanese saying, “Ichi go, ichi e”: Once in a lifetime. Make your Nara trip unforgettable with these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Sasayuri Ann

A luxurious private farmhouse that you have all to yourself, catered by Michelin restaurants, and offering exclusive cultural activities. | Rental Properties | Uda

Wa Yamamura

Nara’s only restaurant with three Michelin stars, this is a must-visit for gourmets. Innovative kaiseki dishes, beautifully presented. | Japanese Restaurants | Shin-Omiya

Ryotei Jusoya

Like a grand sukiya style home, this luxury ryokan has just nine guest rooms and serves some of the finest kaiseki dinners. | Ryokan | Ikoma

Nara Hotel

The classic grand hotel experience, Nara Hotel has hosted emperors, presidents, film stars and even Albert Einstein. A piece of history. | Hotels | Nara Park

Le Benkei

Owner and Chef Kinji Ogawa has created his own slice of Southern France, with no detail overlooked. The food is elegant French with Japanese flair. | Western Restaurants | Yamato Koriyama

L'Auberge de Plaisance Sakurai

With sweeping views across the lush rice fields of Sakurai, you might not want to leave after lunch, and you don’t have to: it’s also a boutique hotel. | Hotels | Sakurai

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