Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range
map
Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip

Top Tours

 
Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka
"You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 or so Kyoto cuisines.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku a pagoda made to house the sacred relics of the Buddha has given this temple the popular name of Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion). But the official name of this branch temple of the Rinzai sect Zen temple of Shokoku-ji is Rokuon-ji. This complex
From JPY7,941.00
 
"Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto
"Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto Nara and Kobe from Osaka""You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 Kyoto dishes.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku
From JPY12,176.00
 
Private Full Day Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka
"This tour begins at your hotel or accommodation then immediately heads to the Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was the base of Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification in 1583. Hideyoshi Toyotomi started construction of the castle on the site of th but was used later by the Tokugawa Shogunate until the castle tower burned down in a lightning strike. The current castle tower was rebuilt in 1931 and is the third generation. The castle interior is now a historical museum housing valuable materials and a diorama. On the outside you can enjoy the Osaka Castle from various angles and appreciate its magnificent stone walls architectural features the vast moat and many other points of interest around the castle. After visiting the Osaka Castle
From JPY16,200.00

More What to Pack in Nara

Picnic time!

Dress appropriate to the seasons. It gets veeery cold in winter - woollen coat/duck-down jacket, hat, gloves, scarf. It gets veeery hot in summer - singlets/tee-shirts,...
vic&michael's Profile Photo
vic&michael
Aug 31, 2005

Packing Tips

If you plan on doing a lot of train travel when you are in Japan then I suggest that you decline from bringing large, heavy suitcases. Most train stations in Japan have huge staircases (often no lift)...
kiwigal_1's Profile Photo
kiwigal_1
May 25, 2004
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Top Hotels in Nara

Hotels
1-2 Sanjohonmachi, Nara, Nara Prefecture, 630-8122, Japan
Show Prices
Hotels
Nara Ko En 1096 Takabatake Cho, Nara, 630-8301, jp
Show Prices
Hotels
1110 Takabatakebodai-Cho, Nara, Nara, Japan, JP
Show Prices
Hotels
23 Konishicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture, 630-8226, Japan
Show Prices
Hotels
Ko-En, Nara, 630 8301, JP
Show Prices
Hotels
Nara Ko-En,1096 Takabatake-Cho, 1096 Takabatake-Ch
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Nara

Things to Do

Todaiji Temple

Todaiji is probably the most popular temple inside Nara park, so popular that its grounds get packed with thousands of visitors all over the place. Known as the Great Eastern Temple, it was...
View More
Things to Do

Nara Park

In Nara the main attraction is a large public park! Nara park is located in the center of the city (1km away from JR Nara station, much closer from Kintetsu Nara station). The park was founded in...
View More
Things to Do

Kasuga Shrine

Kasuga Taisha or Kasuga Shrine is dedicated to the deity responsible for the protection of Nara. Kasuga Shrine is famous for its lanterns. Hundreds of beautiful bronze lanterns can be found hanging...
View More
Things to Do

Kofukuji Temple

When we got inside the Nara the we were surprised of the extra cheerful noisy small kids around the famous Kofukuji Temple. Suddenly their teacher told them to sit down and all of them (about 60 kids)...
View More
Things to Do

Nearby Destinations: Horyuji Temple

Kondo, The Main-Hall of Horyuji Temple is one of the places where photography was totally forbidden inside, but at least we were allowed to take a look inside. Outside of the building you will see...
View More
Things to Do

Kasugayama Primeval Forest

Kasugayama Primeval Forest is located on the hill behind Kasuga Shrine. Because of its ties with the shrine, the mountain and forest are considered to be sacred. Since the year 841 logging and hunting...
View More
globetrott's Profile Photo

globetrott

"One of Japan's ancient capitals"
View Member
Rabbityama's Profile Photo

Rabbityama

"Rich Culture in the Countryside"
View Member
A2002's Profile Photo

A2002

"Nara - A historical City."
View Member
tigerjapan's Profile Photo

tigerjapan

"Deer Nara"
View Member
naruto's Profile Photo

naruto

"NARA"
View Member