Leave your morning and evening free with afternoon tours and activities. Visit top sights, go snorkeling or diving in Japan's clear seas or book a delicious lunch of local specialties.
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  1. Enjoy the taste of green matcha tea, and take a moment to relax while sightseeing! Learn the basics of tea ceremony from the friendly owner.

    From USD8.65

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Tour around the celebratory temporary shrine and the hanging lanterns of Kasuga Taisha with a priest guide. Enjoy a special udon noodle lunch available only for a limited time.

    USD8.90

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. Take this opportunity to learn how to make delicious sushi using the finest ingredients at a school right by Nara Station. Witness the techniques the professionals use at restaurants.

    USD46.13

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Discover the art of sushi through a step-by-step lesson from a professional sushi chef. Use the techniques you learn in the sushi school to make nigiri, rolls and many more.

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    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Learn an ancient way of dyeing using plants. You can use about 8 plants including indigo depending on the season. Create a personalized and unique item just for you.

    From USD13.35

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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 USD24.03

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  7. At Saidaiji Temple experience a one-of-a-kind tea ceremony using a giant 30 cm cup, and see the rare Aizen Myo-o deity statue in a public presentation ceremony for a true 'only-in-Nara' experience!

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    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. 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.

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    Weekend
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Take this special opportunity to view the enshrined area of the Isonokami Shrine. Let a monk guide you around with in-depth explanations of the historical highlights in the area.

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    Weekend
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Ideal for sado (tea ceremony) lovers, create your own Chasen (tea whisk) for green tea. Use local Takayama bamboo, and learn the secrets of this traditional craft.

    USD31.14

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Chashaku (tea scoop) is an essential tool in Japanese tea ceremonies. Ideal for sado practitioners, make your own bamboo tea spoon with the famous local bamboo.

    USD41.82

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Learn the basic manners and understand the elegant tradition of sado, the Japanese tea ceremony. Discover a new world of hospitality and tradition.

    USD26.70

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  13. Soothe your mind with an elegant and peaceful tea ceremony in historic Nara, a short walk from Todaiji Temple. Located in a Showa era building, this tea ceremony takes you back to a quieter time.

    USD26.70

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in a relaxing atmosphere. Sip a cup of matcha tea, and learn about this elegant art of hospitality.

    From USD14.42

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. Enjoy riding a well trained horse, and feel the thrill of jockeying as you get to know your horse. Different activities are available for all skill levels.

    USD28.83

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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

    USD90.76

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (afternoon)