Nijyozan Furusato Park (Nijyozan Furusato Koen)
Address: 492-1 Shinzaike, Katsuragi City
Hours open: 9 am – 5 pm
Days closed: every Tuesday and Wednesday (When Wednesday is a national holiday, it opens.), the end and the beginning of the year
Entrance fee: Free
It is a natural park at the foot of Mt. Nijyo. There is a big lawn area great for a picnic. In Summer, you can play with water at the waterfront terrace. There are also wooden play equipments and a log-toy-house. You have a great view of the Nara basin from the observation platform on the top of 456 stone steps.