The tour takes ou to two World Heritage Sites in Nara, Todai-ji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, on this half-day course. Experience an encounter with wild deer in nearby Nara Park, something few other places in the world offer.
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※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Hotel Granvia Osaka [map] (12:30)
Approx. 6 hours
[Nara] Todaiji Temple, Nara Park, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Nara Nagomikan
English-speaking guide, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
05 Jan - 10 Mar : Tue, Thu, Sat
Date of Nara Marathon
Depart from Hotel Granvia Osaka
Walk to Osaka Station
From Osaka Station to Kyoto Station
JR Special Rapid Service/Rapid Service (non-reserved seat) or Bus
Depending on the number of participants, the tour will use JR train or a bus from Osaka to Kyoto, and Kintetsu train or bus from Nara to Osaka. Please note that seating is non-reserved for the trip from Osaka to Kyoto and the trip from Nara to Osaka if using public transportation. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
Depart from Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit)
All sightseeing in Kyoto on this tour is by bus.
From Kyoto to Nara (90 min)
Head to Nara via Nara Keinawa Expressway.
Todai-ji Temple (Great Buddha) / Nara Park (60 min)
A World Heritage site. This is the symbol of the Nara Period and one of the world's largest wooden structures. Its huge main hall and bronze Great Buddha are impressive to behold.
Kasuga Taisha Shrine (40 min)
This Nara Period shrine is designated as a World Heritage Site. The deer of Nara Park are thought to be the shrine messengers.
The tour will not enter areas requiring admission.
Nara Nagomikan (20 min)
The largest souvenir shop in Nara. Enjoy yourself in this spacious shop and look for the perfect souvenir.
This facility may be omitted from the itinerary if it is closed on the day of the tour, or as a result of traffic congestion.
From Nara Nagomikan to Kintetsu Nara Station
Go to Kintetsu Nara Station via bus and on foot.
From Kintetsu Nara Station to Osaka Namba Station
Kintetsu Rail (non-reserved seat) or Bus.
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