Nara Afternoon from Osaka

Nara Afternoon from Osaka

Visit Nara, one of Japan's historical capitals! Come face to face with the awe-inspiring Great Buddha of Todai-ji Temple and the friendly deer of Nara Park and more. This afternoon tour leaves your morning open. This tour starts in Osaka, and is also available from Kyoto.

Price : JPY9,700 Duration : approx. 6 hours
Departs :Hotel Granvia Osaka - 12:40 (Tue, Thu and Sat)
Visits : [Nara] Todai-ji Temple / Nara-koen Park / Kasuga-taisha Shrine / Nara Nagomikan
Includes : ✔ English Speaking Guide ✔ All transportation ✔ All admission fee

Tour Itinerary :

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1 Osaka Station

Proceed to Kyoto by JR Special Rapid Service (non-reserved seat).

Remarks : The tour uses public transportation and seating may not be available.

Osaka - Rapid Service
2 Kyoto Station. Osaka - Kyoto Station
3 New Miyako Hotel

Depart New Miyako Hotel to Nara by bus.

Kyoto - Kyoto New Miyako Hotel
4 Todai-ji Temple / Nara-koen Park (60 min)

Behold the world's largest bronze statue, the Great Buddha, whose tremendous height of 14.98m required over 3,000 metal plates and nearly 10 years to create.

Nara - Todai-ji Temple Nara - the Great Buddha Nara - Nara-koen Park
5 Kasuga-taisha Shrine (40 min)

Study the thousands of stone lanterns that line the path to this serene shrine hidden in the woods.

Remarks : At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour will not enter areas requiring admission.

Nara - Kasuga-taisha Shrine
6 Nara Nagomikan (20 min)

Splurge at Nara's biggest souvenir shop, which sells a vast variety of food products, sweets, and goods exclusive to Nara.

Remarks : The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or if traffic conditions make it difficult.

Nara - Nagomikan
7 Kintetsu-Nara Station

Back to Osaka-Namba Station by Kintetsu Line (non-reserved seat).

Remarks : The tour uses public transportation and seating may not be available.

Nara - Kintetsu-Nara Station
8 Disbands at Osaka Namba Station Osaka - Osaka Namba Station

Travel Condition :

Pickup service : Convenient pick-up service provided from major hotels in Osaka. (see hotel list)
Departs : Hotel Gvanvia Osaka (12:40)
Disband : Disband at Osaka Namba Station, the tour concludes upon arrival. (18:30 - 19:30)
Duration : approx. 6 hours. Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : 1 - 20 Meal : Not included.
Remark :
  • At Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the tour does not include entrance to areas requiring admission.
  • The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or if traffic conditions make the visit difficult.
  • Public transportation will be used for the trips between Osaka and Kyoto, and Nara and Osaka. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.

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