Visit Nara, one of Japan's historical capitals! Come face to face with the awe-inspiring Great Buddha of Todaiji Temple and the friendly deer of Nara Park and more. This afternoon tour leaves your morning open.
1:40 p.m.
Depart New Miyako Hotel to visit the following by bus.
*Report at least 10 minutes prior to departure.
Todaiji Temple
Behold the world's largest bronze statue, the Great Statue of Buddha, whose tremendous height of 14.98 m (49.1 ft) required nearly 10 years in the making and over 3,000 metal plates.
Nara Park
Interact with over 1,200 wild deer that roam the park, considered sacred messengers of Shinto gods according to a local folklore.
Kasuga Grand Shrine (40 mins.)
Study the thousands of stone lanterns that line the path to this serene shrine hidden in the woods.

Sep 2013 - Please note that part of Kasuga Grand Shrine is currently undergoing repairs and cannot be viewed. Repairs are expected to finish by mid Dec.
Nara Nagomikan (20 mins.)
Splurge at Nara's biggest souvenir shop, selling a vast variety of food products, sweets, and goods exclusive to Nara.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Drop-off service to major hotels in Kyoto provided.

Tour Information

1:40pm - 7:30pm
Departure Date
Jan 7th - Mar 8th: Tue., Thu., Sat.
Mar 9th - Dec 30th: Daily (except Date of Nara Marathon)
No meals included.
Pick-up service
Available at major hotels in Tokyo. Click here to view a list.
Drop-off service
Drop-off services are available to hotels with pick-up services available.
English-speaking guide service is included.
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1. Connections to the Kyoto Night Tour or Kyoto Maiko Dinner tours cannot be made due to time contsraints.
2. Pick-up service from Kyoto Hotel Okura is not available during the Gion Festival (July 17) and Jidai Festival (October 22) due to traffic restrictions.
3. At Kasuga Grand Shrine, the tour does not include entry to areas requiring additional admission fees.
4. During the Gion Festival (July 14 - 16), drop-off service to Karasuma Kyoto Hotel and Hotel Monterey Kyoto is unavailable due to traffic restrictions.
5. The tour may not visit Nara Nagomikan if it is closed or due to traffic conditions or other operational concerns.
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