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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

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Nara Koen (park) near Kasuga Taisha

This is a great park! It stretches 4km east to west and 2km north to south. Scattered throughout the park and it's borders are a number of shrines and temples.Nara park is also the home to Nara's deer...
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tigerjapan
Oct 20, 2004

Nara Park

Nara Park is a lovely park within the city of Nara where many of the main sights are located. It was established in the late 19th century, and the main attractions consists of Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha,...
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naruto
Sep 28, 2004

Feed the deer in Nara Koen (Nara Park) :)

Nara Park is home to many tame deer. Visitors can buy 'senbei' (crackers) at about JPY 150 per bundle and feed it to the deer. These cute critters have very sharp eyes; they know a senbei bundle when...
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catchan
Dec 05, 2005

NARA PARK

A huge wasteland area was made into a park in 1880 and was desginated as a place of scenic beauty in 1922. In the area between Mt. Wakakusa and Mt. Kasuga, such famous temples and shrines as Kofukuji,...
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Adeline_Foo
May 31, 2003

One of Japan's Famous Deer Parks

Nara Park and Miyajima are probably Japan's most famous places to see, pet, and feed deer! The park itself is rather ordinary and unspectacular (not counting all of the historical sites within and...
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Rabbityama
Apr 16, 2012

Nara Deer Park.

Picture shows one of the two Lords guarding at the entrance to Todaiji Temple. The two lords are very huge made from stones holding their own weapons to protect the temple.From the picture you can see...
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A2002
Apr 23, 2004

Nara Deer

If you are going to Nara, it is a good idea to experience the "wild" deer. After all, they are very hard to miss! There are places that sell cookies to feed them, which will cause many deer to come to...
PryanoFiore
Aug 17, 2006

Nara Koen

Nara park is a huge city park in which the major historic sites of Nara are preserved. The park is also home to a large population of deer that are considered sacred. The deer are quite tame and...
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Jim_Eliason
Jun 07, 2012

Deers, Deers and so many loving Deers

Nara is a place we really had a great time. Those deers really added so much to being just a tourists of a city, it made our time fly. The day was so cloudy and started raining and it kept raining all...
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listenandlearn
Apr 19, 2009

Park of history and deers

A huge wasteland area was transformed into a park in 1880 and was designated as a scenic spot in 1922. In this park, you can visit UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Kofukuji Temple, Todaiji Temple...
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muratkorman
Oct 10, 2009

Nara Park

Many of Nara's sights such as: Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Kofukuji Temple and the Nara National Museum are located in Nara Park. This park dates from 1880.Nara Park is filled with hundreds...
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IreneMcKay
May 06, 2014

Other important sites worth...

Other important sites worth visiting in the park are Kasuga-taisha grand shrine and Horyu-ji, Yakushi-ji and Nigatsu-do temples.Twice a year during the Lantern Festival, many stone lanterns and about...
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luciano
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Todaiji Temple

Todaiji (the "Great Eastern Temple") is the temple we came to Nara for. Built in 752, it's the city's main temple and it's most famous for the Daibutsuden, the Big Buddha Hall. The Buddha (Daibutsu)...
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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...
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Kofukuji Temple

Kōfuku-ji is a Buddhist temple complex made up of the following buildings: East Golden Hall Central Golden Hall Five-storied pagoda Three-storied pagoda North Octagonal Hall South Octagonal...
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Shin-Yakushiji Temple

Shin-Yakushiji Temple was built in 747. Yakushi Nyorai is the principal deity worshipped here. People pray to him for good health and this temple was built in hopes of healing Emperor Shomu. Although...
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Gangoji Temple

Gangoji Temple is a small temple built in a Korean architectural style. It houses a famous mandala (image of the Buddhist Pure Land). There are many statues surrounding the temple. While most of them...
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Naramachi

Naramachi (literally Nara Town) is laid out around Gango-ji Temple (one of the 8 features of the Nara UNESCO World Heritage Site), south of the Sarusawa-no-ike Pond. The temple was founded in the late...
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