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Learn while having fun at Japan's museums, aquariums, factories and more. Sample tasty snacks and drinks right where they are made, or stroll through famous sights like the Churaumi Aquarium, Ghibli Museum or other lesser known gems. History fans can book tours to all the best sights, and there are sure to be activities to delight children and adults alike.
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  1. No.1
    Discover some of the many amazing historical sites in Nara with a convenient sightseeing taxi. From Todaiji Temple to Mt. Kasuga, relax and find traditional Japan.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD136.51

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    Go off the beaten path to explore Yamato-Koriyama in Nara with a local English-speaking guide. Head to the stone ruins of Koriyama castle for the history before visiting the goldfish museum and production sites to discover a cultural side of Japan.
    English Available

    USD61.36

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.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.
    Special

    USD35.87

    Daily
    (morning)
  4. 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

    USD45.32

    Daily
    (morning)
  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

    From USD72.69

    Daily
    (morning)
  6. Visit one of the Seven Great Buddhist Temples and discover the history and culture of Nara. A great opportunity to also experience Zazen meditation with your monk guide!

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    1.5 hour(s)
  7. Visit the historic temples and castle ruins of Nara on a full morning taxi tour. Let the professional driver whisk you between destinations for the best use of time.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD227.52

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Visit an old samurai residence of the former Yagyu feudal clan before paying a visit to a number of ancient temples, living monuments to Japanese history.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD250.27

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Triple the cultural learning with a special temple visit taxi ride. From the flwoing Kizu River see National Treasures, then wander the three temples.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD136.51

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Visit spots of ancient history including Asuka Historical Museum, Asukadera Temple, and the Ishibutai Tumulus, a barrow from the 6th or 7th century.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD295.78

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Step into history with visits to ancient temples including the storied Hasedera Temple. See the Mirokumagaibutsu, a Buddha sculpted into natural rock, a marvel of work.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD318.53

    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. 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 USD295.78

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Visit temples from Houryuji to Nishinokyou, then take a look around Chuguji, Hourinji, Hokkiji, Jikouin, Yakushiji, and Toshoudaiji Temples. on a full course.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD204.77

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)

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