Afternoon Toshodaiji and Yakushiji Temple Tour of Western Nara

唐招提寺(写真提供:奈良県ビジターズビューロー)

Classical temple structure of Toshodaiji Temple

Explore the World Heritage Sites of the western Seinokyo area of Nara. Discover the differences in architectural styles and learn the history behind the classic temples of Toshodaiji and Yakushiji .

  • 唐招提寺(写真提供:奈良県ビジターズビューロー)
  • 薬師寺
  • 橘寺
Please note that tour prices will vary according to the open period or closed period at the Yakushiji Genjo Sanzoin temple.
Open Period:
2016 April 1 - June 30, Aug 13-15, Sept 16 - Nov 30
2017 Jan 1 - 15, March 1 - 31
Closed Period:
2016 July 1 - Aug 12, Aug 16 - Sept 15, Dec 1 - 31
2017 Jan 16 - Feb 28
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Price
Genjosanzoin "Daitosaiiki Murals" of Yakushiji on Display
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 26.72
USD 26.72
Elementary school
USD 11.76
USD 11.76
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 26.72
USD 26.72
Elementary school
USD 11.76
USD 11.76
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Middle school students: Adult fare / Kids under 6 who do not require seats: Free
Open Period:
2016: 3/1 - 6/30, 8/13 - 8/15, 9/16 - 11/30
2017: 1/1 - 1/15, 3/1 - 3/31
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    • From JR Nara Station (13:55) free x per person
      From JR Nara Station (13:55) free x per person
    • From Kintetsu Nara Station (14:00) free x per person
      From Kintetsu Nara Station (14:00) free x per person
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Toshodaiji Temple Admission / Yakushiji Temple Admission
Package detail / Schedule
Genjosanzoin "Daitosaiiki Murals" of Yakushiji Not on Display
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 24.05
USD 24.05
Elementary school
USD 10.87
USD 10.87
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 24.05
USD 24.05
Elementary school
USD 10.87
USD 10.87
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Middle school students: Adult fare / Kids under 6 who do not require seats: Free
Closed Period:
2016: 7/1 - 8/12, 8/16 - 9/15, 12/1 - 12/31
2017: 1/16 - 2/28
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    • From JR Nara Station (13:55) free x per person
      From JR Nara Station (13:55) free x per person
    • From Kintetsu Nara Station (14:00) free x per person
      From Kintetsu Nara Station (14:00) free x per person
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Toshodaiji Temple Admission / Yakushiji Temple Admission
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 13:55-14:00 Start from JR Nara Station (at 13:55), or Kintetsu Nara Staion (14:00).
  • Check in at the bus information center by 20 minutes before the bus starts.
  • Toshodaiji Temple
    『中宮寺』 See the distinctive classical architecture of the single story temple at the Golden Hall of Toshodaiji.
  • Yakushiji
    『中宮寺』 Yakushiji Temple is one of the most famous Buddhist temples of Japan. Explore the five story pagoda and other rare artifacts on display.
  • Suzakumon Gate
    Visit the beautiful Suzakumon Gate that was recently reconstructed using traditional materials in 1998
  • Tour End Points
    16:55 Arrive at JR Nara Station
    17:00 Arrive at Kintetsu Nara Station at 17:00
  • Tour Ends (Approx 3 hours)
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Please check in at the sightseeing bus information center in JR or Kintetsu or Nara Statioin by 20 minutes before the bus starts.
    • Children under 6 years old can ride free of charge. But, if a child uses a seat alone, elementary school child fare will be charged.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • A Japanese speaking bus guide will attend the tour.
    • Please understand there may be construction works around the buildings or the statues of Buddha you visit, so there may be cases where the scenery may be different from usual, or you cannot see them.
    • The places or the order of your visit may be changed. Also there may be some delay due to road conditions.
    • Please note that smoking is prohibited in the bus.
    • Please allow yourself enough time, for there may be some delay due to road conditions
    • Please understand that the entry to East Tower of Yakushiji is not permitted due to repairs.
    • Drop-offs are available after viewing the Yakushiji Temple (around 16:30). Please let the staff know on the day of the tour. Refunds for the remainder of your tour will not be issued.
    • English and Chinese voice guidance available. (Please understand that we have only a limited number of them.)
    • According on the day of your tour, you will not be able to see the murals at Yakushiji Temple. Please check your tour dates when booking.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 7.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 24.05
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Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily
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