1300th Anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo Capital

1300th Anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo Capital

What is the 1300th Anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo Capital?

The year 2010 marks the 1300th anniversary of the establishment of Heijo-kyo, Japan’s first true city. The occasion is being commemorated by a series of special exhibits, events, attractions, international conferences, and other observances throughout Nara Prefecture. Dates: January 1 to December 31, 2010

Nara Palace Site Historical Park will host a variety of events, too!

Starting in the spring and lasting through the fall, Nara Palace Site Historical Park will hold a variety of special exhibits and participatory events designed to bring visitors face to face with―and inspire their enthusiasm for―the history and culture of Heijo-kyo, allowing them to experience how it was that Japan first developed into a state. Dates: April 24 to November 7, 2010

  • Official 1300th Anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo Capital website (English top page)

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