Japan is home to 19 World Heritage Sites, ranging from ancient temples and shrines to stunning natural areas like Yakushima and Shiretoko. Explore the historic sights of Kyoto, Hiroshima and Nara, or visit stunning Mt. Fuji. Book a tour to the romantic village of Shirakawago, or marvel at the remains of the ancient Ryukyu Kingdom in Okinawa.
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  1. Only on Feburary 3rd, the Mantoro Lantern Festival is held with about 2,000 stone lamps and 1,000 hanging lamps, lit with holy fire. Join a magical night at the shrine.

    USD18.08

    Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Discover the Wakamiya Shrine with a shrine guide. After the gates close, you may light a lamp in the corridor and wish upon it, then enjoy rare access to a special shrine to say a prayer.

    USD31.63

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Take a comfortable bus ride to explore one of the most famous temples of Nara, ancient Horyuji. Trace the history of the Ikaruga area all the way to Prince Shotoku, dating back to the sixth century.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD31.63

    Daily
    (morning)
  4. 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 .
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD24.40

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  5. See Nara's most beautiful sights in one day, from ancient Horyuji Temple to the temples of Ikaruga and Nishinokyo! Stroll through Horuiji , Yakushiji and Toshodaiji. Enjoy matcha tea at Jikoin Temple.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD65.07

    Daily
    (morning)
  6. Enjoy rare glimpse into the daily life of the monks of Todaiji Temple, where you can either join morning prayers in the Great Buddha Hall or tour the living space of monks in the afternoon.

    USD11.75

    Weekend
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Enter the serene enclosed prayer halls of Toshodaiji Temple, normally not open to the public. Discover the beauty of the historic structures of ancient Nara, and get a sneak peak into hidden halls.

    USD11.75

    Weekend
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Explore ancient Horyuji Temple, built in the seventh century, with a monk guide. Once one of the most powerful Buddhist temples, discover the history of this dramatic World Heritage site in Nara.

    USD17.17

    Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Step into the history of Nara Prefecture with a monk-led tour of Omiwa Shrine, home to a rare triple torii gate. Visit shrines that are usually closed to the public and stunning cultural treasures.

    USD11.75

    Weekend
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Visit majestic Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, where you can meet Shinto priests or priestesses. Enjoy a lovely lunch, time to explore the town and a sake tasting too!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD298.24

    Mon, Thu
    8 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Make your from Nara to Kyoto, stopping along the way to visit World Heritage sites and classic shrines and temples as you travel. Convenient drop-off at Kyoto Station.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD278.45

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Smoothly and comfortably travel between a number of temples, shrines and other ancient sites in Nara on a full day taxi tour of this historic city.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD321.29

    Daily
    7.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Travel between temples, shrines, castles, and beautiful natural spots on a private taxi tour featuring many of the important cultural properties of Nara.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD257.03

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. See the ancient castle grounds of Nara, where the capital was once located. On this relaxing taxi tour, the professional driver whisks you around historic sites.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD128.52

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. Let an experienced guide show you the best spots of Nara. Walk through this historical city and get an in-depth explanation of all the temples and sights.

    USD141.53

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Nara Scenic Afternoon Tour from Osaka
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    Spend an afternoon visiting Nara’s most beautiful sights such as the Kasuga Shrine and Todaiji Temple's giant Buddha. Mingle with Nara’s famous deer!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD92.18

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (afternoon)