Nara EDITOR'S PICKS
Things to Do in Nara
An ideal day trip from Kyoto, Nara is famous for its many ancient temples, dramatic shrines, friendly sacred dear and laid back atmosphere. Find fun tours that introduce you to the secrets of this historical city, or have fun trying cool cultural experiences.
6Activities
  1. 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 USD14.64

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. 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)
  3. Visit 3 of Nara's World Heritage sites: Todaiji Temple, home to the Great Buddha Statue, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Kofukuji Temple. Enjoy views of Wakakusayama and forest of Kasuga from the bus.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD36.15

    Daily
    (morning)
  4. This easy morning tour will take you to Nara's most famous World Heritage Sites, including Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Koufukuji Temple. You can even meet the city's cute deer!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD27.11

    Daily
    (morning)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)