Nara (奈良市), the capital city of Nara Prefecture in Japan, is renowned for its historical significance and cultural heritage. Established as Japan's capital during the Nara period (710-794 AD), it is home to numerous ancient temples, shrines, and landmarks. The city boasts the Tōdai-ji Temple, famous for housing the Great Buddha, and the Kōfuku-ji Temple, both part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara." Nara Park, a major attraction, is known for its free-roaming deer, considered sacred. As of 2022, Nara has a population of approximately 367,353, making it the largest city in Nara Prefecture and a core city in the Kansai region.


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Districts and Postal Codes in Nara

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District Postal Code
Mimatsu 〒631-0074
Aogakidai 〒631-0053
Aonocho 〒631-0841
Aoyama 〒630-8101
Akahadacho 〒630-8035
Akishino Satsukicho 〒631-0812
Akishino Sanwacho 〒631-0814
Akishino Shinmachi 〒631-0813
Akishinocho 〒631-0811
Asahicho 〒631-0014
Azemamecho 〒630-8346
Aburasakajikatacho 〒630-8246
Aburasakacho 〒630-8247
Amagatsuji Nakamachi 〒630-8024
Amagatsuji Nishimachi 〒630-8023
Amagatsuji Minamimachi 〒630-8022
Amagatsuji Kitamachi 〒630-8025
Amagatsujicho 〒630-8021
Ayameikeminami 〒631-0033
Ayameikekita 〒631-0032
Iucho 〒632-0245
Ikedacho 〒630-8445
Ikenocho 〒630-8361
Ishikicho 〒631-0054
Inouecho 〒630-8317
Imaichicho 〒630-8444
Imakojicho 〒630-8207
Imazaikecho 〒630-8205
Imazushicho 〒630-8243
Imamikadocho 〒630-8374
Inyocho 〒630-8338
Ukyo 〒631-0805
Utahimecho 〒631-0802
Ogicho 〒632-0103
Ojicho 〒630-1233
Onocho 〒630-2161
Obuchicho 〒631-0005
Obocho 〒630-1236
Omitacho 〒630-8115
Omoricho 〒630-8131
Omorinishicho 〒630-8132
Oyagyucho 〒630-1242
Ogawacho 〒631-0042
Owadacho 〒631-0055
Okugaharacho 〒630-1232
Okukomoricho 〒630-8235
Okushibacho 〒630-8256
Oguracho 〒632-0111
Oshiagecho 〒630-8273
Oshikumacho 〒631-0011
Oshikojicho 〒630-8294
Obiraocho 〒630-1243
Kainozukacho 〒630-8142
Sasagicho 〒630-8391
Kashiwagicho 〒630-8031
Kasuganocho 〒630-8212
Katsuragicho 〒630-8143
Kamisanjocho 〒630-8228
Mamifukawacho 〒632-0102
Karamomocho 〒630-8454
Kawakamicho 〒630-8202
Kawakubocho 〒630-8293
Kawanokamicho 〒630-8313
Kawanokami Tsukinukecho 〒630-8314
Kawaradocho 〒630-8326
Kangokucho 〒630-8242
Gakuen Akamatsucho 〒631-0027
Gakuen Asahicho 〒631-0016
Gakuen Asahimotomachi 〒631-0015
Gakuen Shindencho 〒631-0025
Gakuen Daiwacho 〒631-0041
Gakuen Naka 〒631-0035
Gakuen Midorigaoka 〒631-0026
Gakuen Minami 〒631-0034
Gakuen Kita 〒631-0036
Gangonicho 〒630-8332
Ganriincho 〒630-8221
Kitaichicho 〒630-8261
Kitauoyahigashimachi 〒630-8285
Kitauoyanishimachi 〒630-8263
Kitakawabatacho 〒630-8297
Kitashinmachi 〒630-8322
Kitakojicho 〒630-8252
Kitatsubaocho 〒630-8405
Kitatomigaokacho 〒631-0001
Kitanagaicho 〒630-8442
Kitanoshocho 〒630-8451
Kitanoshonishicho 〒630-8452
Kitanoyamacho 〒630-1234
Kitahanda Nakamachi 〒630-8275
Kitahanda Higashimachi 〒630-8274
Kitahanda Nishimachi 〒630-8276
Kitafukurocho 〒630-8262
Kitafurocho 〒630-8352
Kitamikadocho 〒630-8204
Kitamukucho 〒630-8232
Kitamuracho 〒630-1113
Kitamurocho 〒630-8364
Kideracho 〒630-8306
Kyobatejikata Higashigawacho 〒630-8323
Kyobatejikata Nishigawacho 〒630-8324
Kutsukakecho 〒630-2172
Kunodocho 〒630-8382
Kubonoshocho 〒630-8431
Koinokubo 〒630-8136
Koinokubo Higashimachi 〒630-8137
Kozenincho 〒630-8103
Komyoincho 〒630-8371
Koryujicho 〒630-8403
Kokuzocho 〒630-8412
Kotaromachi 〒630-8348
Gotocho 〒630-8296
Kodonocho 〒630-8441
Konishicho 〒630-8226
Konosecho 〒630-2177
Gojo 〒630-8033
Gojocho 〒630-8032
Gojobata 〒630-8036
Gojonishi 〒630-8034
Saikujocho 〒630-8453
Saidaiji Akodacho 〒631-0818
Saidaiji Kunimicho 〒631-0823
Saidaiji Kobocho 〒631-0827
Saidaiji Sakaemachi 〒631-0822
Saidaiji Shibamachi 〒631-0825
Saidaiji Shinikecho 〒631-0834
Saidaiji Shindencho 〒631-0832
Saidaiji Shinmachi 〒631-0815
Saidaiji Takatsukacho 〒631-0835
Saidaiji Takaragaoka 〒631-0831
Saidaiji Nogamicho 〒631-0833
Saidaiji Honmachi 〒631-0816
Saidaiji Higashimachi 〒631-0821
Saidaiji Minamimachi 〒631-0824
Saidaiji Kitamachi 〒631-0817
Saidaiji Ryuocho 〒631-0836
Saidaijicho 〒631-0826
Sakanoshinyacho 〒630-8255
Sakaharacho 〒630-1241
Sagawaryocho 〒630-1104
Sakicho 〒630-8003
Sakyo 〒631-0801
Sahodai 〒630-8105
Sahodai Nishimachi 〒630-8106
Sanjooji 〒630-8013
Sanjo Omiyacho 〒630-8123
Sanjo Kawanishicho 〒630-8125
Sanjo Sakaemachi 〒630-8126
Sanjo Soekawacho 〒630-8127
Sanjo Hinokimachi 〒630-8124
Sanjo Honmachi 〒630-8122
Sanjo Miyamaecho 〒630-8121
Sanjocho 〒630-8244
Shikishimacho 〒631-0031
Shijooji 〒630-8014
Shijooji Minamimachi 〒630-8015
Shichijo 〒630-8053
Shichijocho 〒630-8051
Shichijo Higashimachi 〒630-8052
Shichijo Nishimachi 〒630-8054
Shibatsukinukecho 〒630-8385
Shibatsujicho 〒630-8114
Shibanoshinyacho 〒630-8384
Shibayacho 〒630-8433
Shimokagawacho 〒630-1102
Shimosanjocho 〒630-8236
Shimofukawacho 〒632-0101
Shimomikadocho 〒630-8365
Shukuincho 〒630-8265
Shonamicho 〒630-8363
Shobuikecho 〒630-8254
Shoyodai 〒631-0007
Juriincho 〒630-8312
Juriinhatacho 〒630-8311
Jinguu 〒631-0804
Suimoncho 〒630-8208
Suganodai 〒631-0043
SUgaharacho 〒631-0842
Sugawacho 〒630-1111
Suzaku 〒631-0806
Suyamacho 〒630-2178
Surugamachi 〒630-8357
Setarincho 〒630-2171
Zoshicho 〒630-8211
Sonodacho 〒630-1121
Somanokawacho 〒630-2152
Daianji 〒630-8133
Daianji Nishi 〒630-8135
Daianjicho 〒630-8134
Daijisencho 〒630-1245
Takabatakecho 〒630-8301
Takahicho 〒630-8411
Takamaichicho 〒630-8238
Takamacho 〒630-8241
Takamikadocho 〒630-8336
Tanakacho 〒630-8432
Tamoncho 〒630-8112
Taruicho 〒630-8218
Tawarakasuganocho 〒630-2167
Chuincho 〒630-8392
Chiyogaoka 〒631-0045
Tsukigase Ishiuchi 〒630-2301
Tsukigase Oyama 〒630-2302
Tsukigase Dake 〒630-2304
Tsukigase Tsukise 〒630-2305
Tsukigase Nagahiki 〒630-2303
Tsukigase Momogano 〒630-2306
Tsuge Oyamatocho 〒632-0243
Tsuge Kokacho 〒632-0247
Tsuge Kobushigaoka 〒632-0232
Tsuge Shiraishicho 〒632-0221
Tsuge Sogocho 〒632-0242
Tsuge Tomodacho 〒632-0246
Tsuge Babacho 〒632-0113
Tsuge Hayamacho 〒632-0231
Tsuge Minaminoshocho 〒632-0241
Tsujinouchicho 〒630-8316
Tsunofurishinyacho 〒630-8223
Tsunofuricho 〒630-8224
Tsubaicho 〒630-8343
Tsurufukuincho 〒630-8393
Tsurumai Higashimachi 〒631-0021
Tsurumai Nishimachi 〒631-0022
Tegaicho 〒630-8206
Tezukayama 〒631-0062
Tezukayama Nakamachi 〒631-0063
Tezukayama Nishi 〒631-0066
Tezukayama Minami 〒631-0064
Deyashikicho 〒630-8423
Teramachi 〒630-8234
Tokujocho 〒630-8144
Tomio Izumigaoka 〒631-0051
Tomio Okawanishi 〒631-0077
Tomio Omotomachi 〒631-0078
Tomio Okita 〒631-0076
Tomiogaoka 〒631-0004
Torimicho 〒631-0065
Nakasujicho 〒630-8237
Nakatsujicho 〒630-8315
Nakazuracho 〒630-2162
Nakatomigaoka 〒631-0003
Nakanokawacho 〒630-1124
Nakanoshocho 〒630-2163
Nakanoshinyacho 〒630-8333
Nakahatacho 〒630-8401
Nakamachi 〒630-8037
Nakamikadocho 〒630-8292
Nakayamacho 〒631-0012
Nakayamacho Nishi 〒631-0013
Nagatanicho 〒630-2165
Nashiharacho 〒630-8253
Nabeyacho 〒630-8264
Nahocho 〒630-8107
Narazakacho 〒630-8104
Narukawacho 〒630-8335
Nishikanenagacho 〒630-8287
Nishikitsujicho 〒630-8325
Nishikikideracho 〒630-8307
Nishisagawacho 〒630-1105
Nishisasabokocho 〒630-8291
Nishishinzaike Goshocho 〒630-8251
Nishishinzaikecho 〒630-8248
Nishijodocho 〒630-8345
Nishichiyogaoka 〒631-0046
Nishiterabayashicho 〒630-8372
Nishitomigaoka 〒631-0006
Nishinokyocho 〒630-8042
NIshinosakacho 〒630-8245
Nishinoshinyacho 〒630-8334
Nishimikadocho 〒630-8225
Nijoojminami 〒630-8012
Nijocho 〒630-8002
Nimyo 〒631-0072
Nimyo Higashimachi 〒631-0073
Nimyo Hirano 〒631-0071
Nimyocho 〒631-0008
Nyucho 〒630-1235
Ninnikusencho 〒630-1244
Nouincho 〒630-8318
Nobori Ojicho 〒630-8213
Hashimotocho 〒630-8217
Hatakenakacho 〒630-8257
Hachijo 〒630-8145
Hachijocho 〒630-8146
Hachibusecho 〒630-8414
Hanashibacho 〒630-8266
Hanazonocho 〒630-8328
Babacho 〒630-8354
Hayashikojicho 〒630-8227
Harigabesshocho 〒632-0112
Haricho 〒632-0251
Handa Tsukinukecho 〒630-8295
Handa Birakicho 〒630-8111
Handa Yokomachi 〒630-8284
Hannyajicho 〒630-8102
Higasacho 〒630-2173
Higashi Kanenagacho 〒630-8286
Higashi Kitsujicho 〒630-8327
Higashi Kideracho 〒630-8305
Higashi Sasabokocho 〒630-8288
Higashi Shinzaikecho 〒630-8272
Higashi Jodochi 〒630-8344
Higashi Terabayashicho 〒630-8362
Higashi Tomigaoka 〒631-0002
Higashi Narukawacho 〒630-1125
Higashi Nosakacho 〒630-8203
Higashi Mukinakamachi 〒630-8215
Higashi Mukiminamimachi 〒630-8216
Higashi Mukikitamachi 〒630-8214
Hikidacho 〒631-0843
Bishamoncho 〒630-8383
Byakukojicho 〒630-8302
Hyakurakuen 〒631-0024
Hirashimizucho 〒630-1122
Hiramatsu 〒631-0846
Hirookacho 〒630-1101
Fukuchiincho 〒630-8381
Fushigazushicho 〒630-8394
Fujinokidai 〒631-0044
Fujiwaracho 〒630-8421
Funahashicho 〒630-8258
Furuichicho 〒630-8424
Furusatocho 〒630-1123
Besshocho 〒630-2153
Hoyocho 〒630-1126
Horai 〒631-0845
Horaicho 〒631-0844
Horensahoyama 〒630-8108
Horencho 〒630-8113
Hokkejicho 〒630-8001
Honkomoricho 〒630-8231
Boyashikicho 〒630-8271
Bodaisencho 〒630-2168
Maitanicho 〒630-8402
Mameyamacho 〒630-8268
Mameyama Tsukinukecho 〒630-8267
Maruyama 〒631-0056
Misasagicho 〒631-0803
Mitsugarasu 〒631-0061
Mitsumunecho 〒630-8331
Minamiichicho 〒630-8373
Minamioyacho 〒630-8355
Minamikainozukacho 〒630-8304
Minamikideracho 〒630-8303
Minamikyobatecho 〒630-8141
Minamishocho 〒630-1112
Minamishinmachi 〒630-8356
Minamijodocho 〒630-8341
Minamitawaracho 〒630-2164
Minamitsubaocho 〒630-8404
Minamitomigaoka 〒631-0023
Minaminakamachi 〒630-8347
Minaminagaicho 〒630-8443
Minamihanda Nakamachi 〒630-8281
Minamihanda Higashimachi 〒630-8277
Minamihanda Nishimachi 〒630-8282
Minami Fukurocho 〒630-8342
Minami Furocho 〒630-8351
Mimacho 〒630-2151
Mimatsugaoka 〒631-0075
Myogacho 〒630-2175
Mochiidonocho 〒630-8222
Yagyushimocho 〒630-1231
Yagyucho 〒630-1237
Yakushidocho 〒630-8321
Yashimacho 〒630-8435
Yadawaracho 〒630-2166
Yanagimachi 〒630-8353
Yamacho 〒630-8434
Yurugicho 〒630-8283
Yokoi 〒630-8422
Yokotacho 〒630-2174
Raikojicho 〒632-0244
Rokujo 〒630-8043
Rokujo Midorimachi 〒630-8045
Rokujo Nishi 〒630-8044
Kujocho 〒630-8041
Rokuyaoncho 〒630-8425
Wakabadai 〒631-0837
Wakidocho 〒630-8337
Wadacho 〒630-2176

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
〒170-3293
Tokyo
Ginza, Chuo-ku
5-2-1
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.


To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.


To obtain an address in Nara for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Nara, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)


There are two types of PO boxes available in Nara. The first type of PO box is provided by Nara Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.


Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.


To send mail or packages from Nara to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.


For sending mail and packages from Nara via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.


To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.