Nara EDITOR'S PICKS
Tours in English
Explore the best sights in Nara with an English-speaking guide, so you don't miss any of the history of this ancient city. Looking for a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto? We have you covered! Come and meet the sacred deer, stroll under the huge eaves of Todaiji Temple and marvel at the lanterns of Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Don't forget to say hello to the cute (if rather pushy) deer too.
6Activities
  1. 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

    USD35.63

    Daily
    (morning)
  2. 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.

    USD139.48

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. 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

    USD90.85

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. 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

    USD293.93

    Mon, Thu
    8 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Experience an afternoon of culture and tradition in Nara with a moment of Zen in a Buddhist Image Copying session at Taimadera Temple and a tour around the Sumo hall with an English-speaking guide.
    English Available

    USD61.46

    Thu
    4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Visit Jikoin Temple to savor a cup of matcha green tea in the largest tea room of Japan. Discover a seasonal view of Nara through historical buildings and gardens with an English guide.
    English Available

    USD57.90

    Tue
    4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)