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Learn about Japan's ancient history and tradition first hand with tours and activities focusing on the country's fascinating past. Explore centenary shrines and temples, or re-visit modern history with passionate guides. Discover local folklore and more.
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  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 USD133.87

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Discover ancient Nara, dating back to the sixth century through visits to Ishibutai tomb and Japan's oldest shrine, Omiwa Shrine. Cycle around the village or take a bus around for an extended trip to Asuka.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD28.24

    Daily
    (morning)
  3. 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
    Special

    USD70.61

    Daily
    (morning)
  4. 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)
  5. 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 USD223.12

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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 USD245.43

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. 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 USD133.87

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. 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 USD290.05

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. 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 USD312.37

    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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 USD290.05

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. 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 USD200.81

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. 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.

    USD147.43

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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
    Special

    USD42.36

    Daily
    (morning)
  14. 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
    Special

    USD32.95

    Daily
    (morning)

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