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Bicycle rental and bicycle sharing service ideal for sightseeing in Nara


Nara Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of Japan and is famous for its many historical buildings such as Todaiji Temple.

This time, we will introduce the bicycle rental and share bicycle of Nara prefecture that can be used for such sightseeing in Nara at the following points!

Content of this article

  • Bicycle rental in Nara Prefecture
  • Share bicycle available in Nara city
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Bicycle rental in Nara Prefecture

Nara Prefecture, which is famous for its shrines and Nara Park, has several bicycle rentals that are ideal for sightseeing.

Some people use it with their families when they come to Nara for sightseeing.

The main bicycle rental service with a large number of users in Nara Prefecture are as follows.

  • Asuka Rental Cycle
  • Yamato Kanko Rental Cycle

In addition to the above, there are many bicycle rental services in Nara prefecture.

This time, I would like to introduce these!

Asuka rental cycle where you can enjoy the history of Asuka


Asuka Rental Cycle is a bicycle rental service that has a office just off Asuka Station on the Kintetsu Railway Yoshino Line in Nara Prefecture.

In addition, various courses such as Kashihara office and Ishibutai office are prepared, and it is a relaxing course where you can enjoy the history of Asuka Village.

Bicycles are available in sizes for kids to city cycles for adults!

And, you can also rent electrically power assisted bicycles and moped bike.

However, please note that the price will vary depending on the type of vehicle you can rent.

Prices and office

Rental fee ・General bicycle: 900yen / a day
・Electric assist bicycle: 1,500yen / a day
・Moped bike: 2,000yen / a day
Bicycle Model General bicycle・Electric assist bicycle・Bicycle for children・Moped bike .etc
business hours 9 am to 5 pm
office Kameishi・Ishibutai・Kashihara・Asuka

Usage flow

  1. Apply at the reception desk of the office
  2. Payment of rental fee
  3. Start using
  4. Return the bicycle to the office after use

For more information on Asuka Rental Cycle, please check the official website below.

Asuka rental cycle official website

Yamato Kanko Rental Cycle

Image of Nara Park

Yamato Sightseeing Rental Cycle is a rental cycle service with a store located a 3-minute walk from “Kintetsu Nara Station”.

The access to Nara Park is excellent, and you can enjoy the calm cityscape of Nara city by cycling.

As for the types of vehicles that can be rented, not only electrically power assisted bicycles and general city cycles, but also sports bikes can be rented.

And, the rental fee varies depending on the car model.

Prices and office

Rental fee ・General bicycle: 550yen/ a day
・Bicycle for children: 550yen/a day
・Electric assist bicycle: 1,320yen/a day
・Cross bike: 2,750yen/a day
Bicycle Model General bicycle・Electric assist bicycle・Bicycle for children・sports bike .etc
business hours 8 am to 3 pm
office 50 Nashiharacho,
Nara-shi, Nara-ken 630-8253

From Kintetsu Nara Station, there is a store about 3 minutes walk north on “Yasuragi-no-Michi”.

The Yamato Kanko Rent-A-Cycle JR Nara store was closed in April 2021.

Usage flow

  1. Inquiries and reservations
  2. Apply at the store
  3. Start using
  4. Return the bicycle to the office after use

For more information on Yamato-Kanko Rental Cycle, please check the official website below.

Yamato-Kanko Rental Cycle official site

Recommended bicycle sharing service in Nara City

In Nara prefecture, you can use bicycle sharing services other than bicycle rental!

The share cycle can be used mainly within the range of Nara City.

This service is recommended for those who want to visit historical buildings such as the famous Heijo Palace ruins.

In Nara City, Docomo’s bike sharing service is available.

Please refer to the following article for the basic features of the bicycle sharing service in Japan.

Docomo’s bike sharing service

Docomo’s bicycle parking are located around Nara Park, around Todaiji Temple and around Shin-Omiya.

Recommended for cycling in Nara Park and Heijo Palace Remains.

Areas covered, fees, etc

Correspondence area Nara City(Around Nara Park・Around Shin-Omiya・Around Saidaiji Temple.etc)
Usage fee First 30 minutes 150yen※
Business hours 24hours※
Official app
Model electric assist bicycle
supported language Japanese・English

Basic usage

To use Docomo’s share cycle service, first install the dedicated app on your smartphone.

In addition, you need to register a new account within the app.

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ドコモ・バイクシェア – バイクシェアサービス

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You can use it at any time once you have registered as a member.

The general usage procedure is as follows.

  1. Book the bicycle with the dedicated app
  2. Go to the dedicated port
  3. Read the passcode or QR code
  4. Bicycle rental started
  5. After use, return it to the dedicated port

Please check the official website below for Docomo’s bike sharing services, including usage methods.

Docomo`s bike share service official website

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Summary of this article

This time I introduced the bicycle rental and bicycle sharing services that can be used in Nara Prefecture!

When you visit Nara on a trip, cycling may be also a good idea.

Please use it with your family and friends on a sunny day!

Then, please spend a wonderful day today.

Author of this article


I am a freelance advertising designer who has been working with local bike dealers for over 8 years.

In private life, I gave my long-time favorite mountain bike to a friend, and now I use a cross bicycle.

Recently I started muscle training, but soon become sore always.

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Freelance advertising designer. After graduating from university, I got a jpb at a design office and worked on the production of advertising materials. After working for about two years, I quit the company and are working as a freelance.