Mikasa Ryokan, a serene oasis nestled in the historic city of Nara, where traditional Japanese hospitality meets modern comforts. Perched on the picturesque slopes of Mt. Wakakusa, our ryokan offers breathtaking views of Nara’s ancient cityscape and provides a peaceful retreat for those seeking an authentic and relaxing experience.

A Glimpse into Tradition

Mikasa Ryokan invites you to step into a world where time-honored traditions blend seamlessly with contemporary luxury. Our ryokan features beautifully appointed Japanese-style rooms with tatami (woven-straw) floors and futon beds. Each room is designed to provide a tranquil environment, allowing guests to unwind and immerse themselves in the cultural heritage of Japan.

Luxurious Accommodations

We offer a range of accommodations to suit every preference:

  • Standard Rooms: These rooms offer a relaxed atmosphere with pure Japanese-style decor. Enjoy the simplicity and tranquility surrounded by green landscapes.
  • Rooms with Views: These rooms provide stunning views of the Todai-ji Temple Great Buddha Hall, especially captivating at night.
  • Rooms with Open-Air Baths: For an indulgent experience, choose from our luxurious rooms featuring private cypress and ceramic open-air baths. Relax on the terrace and enjoy the cool evening breeze after a soothing soak.

All rooms are equipped with modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and a selection of bath amenities, including hand soap, body soap, shampoo, conditioner, and more. Yukatas (Japanese-style pajamas) and bathrobes are also provided for your comfort​

Exquisite Dining Experience

At Mikasa Ryokan, dining is an integral part of the experience. Our main dinner menu features a monthly special kaiseki-ryori, a traditional multi-course meal that highlights the seasonal flavors of the region. Enjoy dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients that change with the seasons, offering a culinary journey that delights the senses.

For a more interactive dining experience, try our Yagyu Nabe, a popular hotpot dish made with Yamato pork and miso. Gather around the nabe (hotpot) and enjoy cooking and eating together, a cherished tradition in Japanese cuisine.

We also offer a variety of beverages, including local sake and shochu (a Japanese spirit), to complement your meal and enhance your dining experience​.

Relaxation and Wellness

Our ryokan features open-air baths where guests can relax and rejuvenate while enjoying the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. Spend as long as you like in the bath, letting the warm waters soothe your body and mind. After your bath, unwind in a chair on the terrace, taking in the serene atmosphere of Mt. Wakakusa.

Exploring Nara

Mikasa Ryokan is ideally located for exploring the rich cultural heritage of Nara. Just a short drive from Kintetsu Nara Station, our ryokan provides easy access to some of the city’s most famous landmarks:

  • Nara Park: Home to hundreds of freely roaming deer, considered sacred messengers in Shinto religion.
  • Todai-ji hofið: One of Japan’s most famous and historically significant temples, housing the Great Buddha statue.
  • Kofuku-ji hofið: A UNESCO World Heritage site with a rich history dating back to the 7th century.

Convenient Amenities

We strive to make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible. Our ryokan offers free Wi-Fi throughout the property, free parking, and a shuttle service to and from Kintetsu Nara Station. Our front desk operates from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, ensuring that assistance is always available when you need it.

Book Your Stay

Experience the perfect blend of tradition and luxury at Mikasa Ryokan. Whether you’re here for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo retreat, our ryokan provides an unforgettable experience in the heart of Nara.