Look, Touch, and Learn

Learn from the creachers
Absolutely new theme park

Open hours
10:00 - 17:00

Events information

  • 「イグアナツリー」「パプアンパイソンのふれあい会」「ピラルクの新展示」
    「イグアナツリー」「パプアンパイソンのふれあい会」「ピラルクの新展示」
    2024 年 4 月 25 日 (木) 〜 5 月 31 日 (金)
    Details
    NARA IKIMONO MUSEUM NARA KINGYO MUSEUM
  • 桜灯金魚🌸~金魚ミュージアム~
    桜灯金魚🌸~金魚ミュージアム~
    2024年3月18日(月)~4月30日(火)
    Details
    NARA IKIMONO MUSEUM NARA KINGYO MUSEUM

Alive Art will
nurture new discoveries

A room full of ideas
with over 3,000 goldfish
and over 100 kinds of creatures.

Music, pictures, and scent will
stimulate childrens curiosity.

Floor map

  • Nara Kingyo Museum
  • Ikimono museum

Nara Kingyo Museum

3,000 goldfish attracts
one of the largest aquariums in Japan

One of Japan's largest goldfish museums has opened in Nara, which is one of Japan's three major goldfish producing areas.
Using music, images, and scents based on the concept of goldfish, you can experience a space that is surprising, healing, and moving. Enjoy this experience that can only be experienced here with projection mapping, flowers, terrariums, mirror balls, etc.

KINGYO MUSEUM

Ikimono museum

You can interact with 100 types of creatures
Experience-based museum

This museum focuses on reptiles, and allows you to get up close and personal with various creatures such as fish and amphibians.

Not only can you experience a 360° beautiful art space where everything you enter looks like it's from another dimension, but you can also see the diverse personalities of the main creatures, such as their colors and personalities, from different angles. We will provide you with an experience worth seeing.

IKIMONO MUSEUM

3 Recommended Ways to Enjoy

Spots

  • KINGYO × DISCO × AQUARIUM

    A mirror ball disco night that combines the good old days of Japan's four seasons, goldfish, cutting-edge technology, and mirror balls.
    On display is the world's first diamond-cut aquarium, which uses a brilliant cut design that allows light that enters from the top to be totally reflected inside, creating a sparkle.
    Experience a beautiful world and a sense of elation.

  • KINGYO × POWER STONE × AQUARIUM

    A fascinating power spot aquarium that beautifully displays goldfish that look like living jewels.
    Goldfish swim on a 12m wide wall with underwater, forest, and colorful fantasy projection mapping in the background.
    Experience the ultimate healing that can only be experienced here.

  • KINGYO × JAPONISM × AQUARIUM

    A reproduction of an Edo townscape with a bewitching atmosphere reminiscent of a courtesan journey. You can enjoy Japan's spring, summer, fall, and winter, with cherry blossoms in the spring and autumn leaves in the fall.
    We welcome you with 21 Japanese umbrellas and the beauty of Japan with light and colorful art.

  • KINGYO × Trick Art

    Trick art where you can ride goldfish, scoop goldfish, and take mysterious photos.
    Since it is painted directly on the wall, pay attention to the brush strokes.

  • Noso noso ZONE

    A zone where creatures that move around, mainly turtles and chameleons, are gathered. In addition to the artistic quality, you can also see the reproduction of the living environment and the beautiful colors up close.

  • Shito shito ZONE

    A forest of mysteriously shining ruins that seems to have existed since ancient times. With such an atmosphere in mind, we have created artwork that allows you to view exotic creatures as if they were a living painting.

  • Puru puru ZONE

    The cute axolotl is the main character, and a hemispherical aquarium is mixed with jittery tropical fish to create an image of a planet of cute creatures.

  • Kara kara ZONE

    The Karakara zone exhibits living creatures that live in arid areas such as deserts, mainly lizards. You can imagine their life and environment in the wild.

  • Kowa kowa ZONE

    A large gathering of creatures with poison and claws, such as scorpions and spiders.
    By observing them up close, you can see not only their beauty, but also the diverse abilities they have acquired to survive.

Enjoy the whole day here at MiNara

How to enjoy
MiNara

A tourist shopping center located in Nijo, Nara City, Nara. As a tourist-type commercial complex that turns every day into a festival, everyone from families to sightseeers can enjoy fashion, miscellaneous goods, restaurants and cafes, a food court, a Japanese-style experiential theme park, and more.

  • Even on
    rainy days

  • Kids menu
    Kids chair

  • baby rest rooms
    parent and child
    rest room

ENJOY MINARA

recommended
facilities

  • activities

    Round One

    • Round One
    Enjoy with family and friends
    entertainment facilities

    The bowling facility at MiNara is equipped with the largest-ever large-screen LED monitor!
    At the amusement area, we have the latest game machines and seasonal prizes! Spotcha has the latest items that you won't find at other stores! In addition to the fully stocked kids' corner, there are many outdoor items that can only be played at the Nara Mi Nara store, such as a summer-only waterslide (only for children under 10 years old) and an interesting bicycle circuit! This is a facility that everyone can enjoy, including families, couples, and groups of friends, as well as young and old men and women!

  • Lunch

    Ramen shop Mitsuba

    • Ramen shop Mitsuba
    New tactile sensation! Local ramen shop with addictive foamy ramen

    The main store always have very long queues that make it difficult to get in.
    We recommend the ``foam-based ramen,'' which has a new and addictive creamy and mellow taste.

  • dessert

    Mahoroba Daibutsu Pudding (Pudding Forest)

    • Mahoroba Daibutsu Pudding (Pudding Forest)
    A very popular souvenir from Nara!
    Pudding store

    “Mahoroba Daibutsu Pudding” has a playful building and a cute Daibutsu packaging. It is characterized by its rich custard flavor and smooth texture.
    They come in large and small sizes, children love it!

  • Shopping

    Ropia

    • Ropia
    Fresh meat at low prices!
    Super market

    Affordable supermarket that is popular for its large quantities and low prices.

    Because they were originally founded as a butcher's shop, tthey have a wide variety of meat and is reasonably priced.

  • Dinner

    TASHICHI BEACH

    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    • TASHICHI BEACH
    A BBQ facility where you can bring your own food.
    All BBQ equipment is provided.

    You can enjoy BBQ at a great price by purchasing your BBQ meat at Ropia.
    *You may bring your own drinks, but we also sell them at our store.

    Depending on the season, there are plenty of events such as "Polynesian dance show"!

\Many facilities that both children and adults can enjoy!/

floor guide

floor guide

  • amusement
  • Interior
    / miscellaneous goods
    / home appliances
  • food
  • facion and kids
  • Mac-House Super Store Future M!nara
    2F
    Mac-House Super Store Future M!nara
    clothing
    10:00~20:00
  • Shinki
    2F
    Shinki
    womens wear
    10:00~19:00
  • SHIMAMURA
    3F
    SHIMAMURA
    women,men,kids wear
    10:00~20:00
  • Birthday
    3F
    Birthday
    baby gear & furniture,kids wear
    10:00~20:00
  • NISHIMATSUYA
    3F
    NISHIMATSUYA
    baby gear & furniture,kids wear
    10:00~20:00
  • Takaraya
    2F
    Takaraya
    Kimono
    10:00~20:00
  • MEGANE ICHIBA
    2F
    MEGANE ICHIBA
    glasses,sunglasses,contact lens,eyewear
    10:00~19:00
  • MALAIKA BAZAAR
    2F
    MALAIKA BAZAAR
    ethnic goods
    10:00~20:00
  • Variety101
    2F
    Variety101
    variety goods
    10:00~20:00
  • flowershop
    1F
    flowershop
    flowershop
    10:00~19:00
  • nafco two-one style
    2F
    nafco two-one style
    Furniture, interior goods
    10:00~20:00
  • TOYSRUS NARATEN
    3F
    TOYSRUS NARATEN
    toys, goods for children
    10:00~20:00
  • Seria
    3F
    Seria
    100YEN SHOP
    10:00~20:00
  • Hand Craft DREAM
    3F
    Hand Craft DREAM
    handicraft materials
    10:00~20:00
  • COMPASS
    3F
    COMPASS
    Stationery/miscellaneous goods
    10:00~20:00
  • EDION
    4F
    EDION
    TV,audio,PC,camera,video game,Electronics
    10:00~20:00
  • NARA KINGYO MUSEUM
    4F
    NARA KINGYO MUSEUM
    Aquarium/Amusement/Museum
    10:00~18:00
    (final entry17:30)
  • Tsukuru Kids
    1F
    Tsukuru Kids
    10:00~16:30
  • NINJAPARK NARA
    2F
    NINJAPARK NARA
    trampoline、bouldering、parkour、vaulting box、athletic
    10:00~20:00
    (Closed days follow Mi Nara)
  • ROUND1 STADIUM
    5F
    ROUND1 STADIUM
    indoor leisure complex with bowling alleys, arcade games, karaoke, billiards, and Spo-Cha (collection of sporting activities)
    Monday to Thursday 10:00 to 24:00 Fridays and days before public holidays 10:00 to all day Saturdays 24 hours open Sundays and holidays the day before to 24:00 Please see the official website below for details. https://round1.co.jp/shop/tenpo/nara-nara.html
  • NARA IKIMONO MUSEUM
    4F
    NARA IKIMONO MUSEUM
    Amusement
    10:00~18:00
    (final entry17:30)
  • gashacoco
    3F
    gashacoco
    capsule toy
    10:00~20:00
  • No betting mahjong parlor MJ Station
    3F
    No betting mahjong parlor MJ Station
    mah‐jongg parlor
    12:30~17:00 (Monday~Thursday *Including public holidays)
    12:30~20:00 (Sunday)
    Closed: Friday, Saturday
  • wakuwakuhiroba
    1F
    wakuwakuhiroba
    食物販
    10:00~20:00
  • Rainbow Café
    2F
    Rainbow Café
    Hawaiian style café
    12:00~17:00
  • Nagasaki Champon noodle RINGER HUT
    1F
    Nagasaki Champon noodle RINGER HUT
    Nagasaki Champon noodle
    10:00~20:00
    (L.O.19:30)
    service for kids
  • BREAD FACTORY Capital
    1F
    BREAD FACTORY Capital
    bread , coffe , cake
    9:00~19:00
  • Mitsuba Ramen
    1F
    Mitsuba Ramen
    Ramen
    10:00~20:00
    (LO19:30)
  • Hokkaido Umaimonokan Mina-ra
    1F
    Hokkaido Umaimonokan Mina-ra
    processed food
    10:00~20:00
  • purin no mori
    1F
    purin no mori
    sweets , cake , pudding , soft-serve ice cream
    Weekdays 10:00-19:00
    Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 10:00-20:00
    service for kids
  • Family Restaurant SOZAI
    4F
    Family Restaurant SOZAI
    Family Restaurant
    11:00~21:00
    (LO 20:00)
  • BURGERKING® Mi nara
    1F
    BURGERKING® Mi nara
    hamburger
    10:00~20:00
    (L.O 19:30)
    service for kids
  • Sanuki Udon HANAMARU
    1F
    Sanuki Udon HANAMARU
    udon,thick Japanese noodles , curry and rice , Japanese style fried chicken , poke bowl
    10:00~20:00
    service for kids
  • Chicken currys/Tsukuno-ya
    1F
    Chicken currys/Tsukuno-ya
    curry and rice , Japanese style fried chicken
    10:00~20:00
    service for kids
  • TACHIHI BEACH NARA
    6F
    TACHIHI BEACH NARA
    Gourmet & Foods
    10:00-21:00
    Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays
    *May be open on public holidays.
  • takozou
    1F
    takozou
    popular Japanese savory snack , takoyaki , Japanese snack food made with octotopus and batter , Japanese savory pancake
    10:00~20:00
    service for kids
  • Chez Recamier
    1F
    Chez Recamier
    confectionery , cake
    10:00~20:00
  • clover musubi
    1F
    clover musubi
    dorayaki,sweets
    10:00~19:00
  • ANGEL BEAR
    1F
    ANGEL BEAR
    sweets , crepe , soft-serve ice cream taiyaki , fish shaped cake with filling inside , Japanese shaved ice
    10:00~20:00
    (Pasta and pizza available until 15:00 on weekdays)
    service for kids
  • Aburi nikuju steakju meishouen
    1F
    Aburi nikuju steakju meishouen
    beef poke bowl , soba , roast beef bowl
    10:00~20:00
    (L.O. 19:30)
    service for kids
access

Access information

Train and Bus

・Approximately 6 minutes by Nara Kotsu Bus from Shin-Omiya Station, approximately 15 minutes by Nara Kotsu Bus from Kintetsu Nara Station, and get off at the "Miyaato Teien" stop.
・Approximately 9 minutes by Nara Kotsu bus from JR Nara Station, get off at "Miyazato Teien" stop.

Free shuttle bus

Free shuttle bus available from Kintetsu Nara Station, JR Nara Station, and Kintetsu Shin-Omiya Station ⇒Click here for timetable and more information

[Free Shuttle Bus]

Our shuttle bus runs from Kintetsu Nara Station, JR Nara Station, and Kintetsu Shin-Omiya Station.
Feel free to use it.

Seating capacity is 28 people. If the bus is full, please use the next bus.
There may be delays due to traffic conditions. Service may be canceled due to weather, disasters, or vehicle inspections.

1st parking lot 2nd and 3rd parking lot
Services
and
fees
2 hours free with purchase of 1 yen or more
Up to 4 hours free if purchase is made at multiple stores

*Customers using the store will be provided with a parking service. (Available on the day only) Please apply at the cash register or reception.
*After that, the following fees will be applied.
*Due to the time discount, the payment amount may not change even if you use a service ticket.

【 CAUTION】If payment is not received, the amount will be treated as unpaid.

Maximum
fee
per 24 hours after parking700 yen 7:30am to 11pm500 yen *basic charges will be added to the price above
Basic
fee
60 min, all day300 yen
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