Historic Nara Half-Day Tour From Kyoto

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Uncover the heart and soul of Japan on our Historic Nara Half-Day Tour from Kyoto. This captivating journey transports you to the mystical city of Nara, best known for its free-roaming deer. Before you meet the deer, you’ll get to visit the grand Todai-ji Temple, housing the colossal bronze Great Buddha, before taking a stroll through Nara Park, where these gentle deer are revered as divine messengers. Take the chance to spend some time with these gentle creatures before ending your day at the Kasuga Taisha Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site hailing from the Nara Period. You’ll immerse yourself in one of Japan’s most special cities, marvel at architectural wonders, and learn about the cultural significance of these stunning temples and shrines. As the sun dips below the horizon, you’ll return to Kyoto and be dropped off in convenient locations to continue your night independently.

Our Historic Nara Half-Day Tour is perfect for anyone based in Kyoto who is eager to soak up the unique and gentle atmosphere of Nara in a limited timeframe. This tour is a crowd-favorite, so secure your spot now for an enchanting journey to Nara. This tour is expertly guided by a government-licensed guide. Book your tour today and embark on a magical afternoon you won’t soon forget.

Historic Nara Half-Day Tour From Kyoto Highlights

  1. Explore Nara's mystical beauty, where free-roaming deer greet you in Nara Park
  2. Marvel at the colossal Great Buddha in the historic Todai-ji Temple
  3. Discover the cultural significance of UNESCO-listed Kasuga Taisha Shrine from the Nara Period
  4. Enjoy expert guidance on this enchanting Historic Nara Half-Day Tour beginning and ending in Kyoto
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Historic Nara Half-Day Tour From Kyoto Itinerary

Afternoon - pick up in Kyoto
Transfer to Nara
Visit the world-famous Todai-ji Temple, also known as the Great Buddha Hall, and marvel at one of the world's largest Buddha statues
Stroll around Nara Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and interact with the park's friendly deer
Finish your tour at Kasuga Taisha Shrine, renowned for its thousands of stone and bronze lanterns
Depart from Nara
Evening - drop off in Kyoto
NB - all timings on Historic Nara Half-Day Tour From Kyoto are approximate
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The tour will try to visit the locations mentioned in the itinerary, however, some of these locations may be closed, if this is the case, we will try to accommodate other sites in the area
Cancellation Policy
You have the option to request a cancellation up to seven days before the tour starts, and in such a case, you will be eligible for a 70% refund.