Nara Hotel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Nara Hotel
Nara Hotel 2014 (3b).jpg
Nara Hotel is located in Japan
Nara Hotel
Location within Japan
Hotel chainJR Hotel Group / Miyako Hotels & Resorts
General information
Location1096 Takabatake-chō,
Nara, Nara,
Japan Japan
Coordinates34°40′48.1″N 135°50′1.8″E / 34.680028°N 135.833833°E / 34.680028; 135.833833Coordinates: 34°40′48.1″N 135°50′1.8″E / 34.680028°N 135.833833°E / 34.680028; 135.833833
OpeningOctober 17, 1909
OwnerWest Japan Railway Company
ManagementNara Hotel Co., Ltd.
Technical details
Floor count3
Design and construction
ArchitectYasushi Kataoka / Kingo Tatsuno
DeveloperCabinet Railway Authority
Other information
Number of rooms129
Number of suites3
Number of restaurants4
Website
www.narahotel.co.jp

Nara Hotel (奈良ホテル) is a five star hotel in Nara, Japan. The hotel is located on the hillside overlooking Nara Park. Opened on October 17, 1909, it is one of the most historic hotels in Japan. It was designed by Tatsuno Kingo who was also the designer of the Bank of Japan building and the Marunouchi building of Tokyo Station and is known as the teacher of Kenkichi Yabashi [ja], the designer of National Diet Building, and Kataoka Yasushi who was also the designer of Osaka City Hall [ja]. It is partially owned by the West Japan Railway Company. In 2009 the first centennial anniversary of the hotel was celebrated.

Famous guests[edit]

Various crowned and uncrowned heads of state, members of royal families, heads of government, politicians, actors, artists, and other notable persons have stayed at the hotel.[1]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Nara Hotel at Wikimedia Commons