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Deer Antler Cutting

奈良 鹿の角切り

Deer Antler Cutting

奈良 鹿の角切り

To help Nara’s deer population co-exist peacefully with each other and with humans, the antlers of the aggressive males have been ritually cut each autumn. Unchanged since the Edo period, this is a unique opportunity to see a traditional practice up close.

Last update: 2021-09-09

Venue Details & Access Info
Event Location

Rokuen (Kasugataisha Shrine)


160 Kasuganocho, Nara (Kasugataisha Shrine)



From JR Nara Station, Kintetsu Nara Station:
- Take the loop bus and alight at the Kasugataisha Omotesando stop.

Related VenuesRokuen
Kasugataisha Shrine
Nara Park

Name/address in local language

  • 奈良 鹿の角切り Deer Antler Cutting
  • address 奈良市春日野町160(春日大社) 160 Kasuganocho, Nara (Kasugataisha Shrine)
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Opening Time & Admissions
Event Date

12 Oct - 14 Oct

Opening Hours

12:00 - 15:00 (last admission 14:30)


Adults: ¥1,000
Children: ¥500


Cash only<br>

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