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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
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"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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Yakushiji Temple

Yakushiji Temple was built to worship Yakushi Nyorai, god of medicine back in the 7th century however, as a result of fires, the temple you see today was rebuilt in the 1970s with the exception of the...
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Yakushi Ji

A little west of Nara this temple was built buy the Emperor Temmu in 680 and features twin pagodas (although one is currently covered for renovations June 2012).
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Toshodaiji Temple

This Buddhist temple established by the Tang dynasty chinese priest Ganjin was built in 759. The main lecture hall here was moved from the former Nara imperial palace and is the last remaining...
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Saidaiji Temple

Not to be confused with the temple in Okayama by the same name (where the Naked Man Festival is held), Nara's Saidaiji was one of the Seven Great Temples of Nara back when Nara was the nation's...
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Feeding The Deer

Nara Park has a lot of attractions but all these temples and shrines are not enough to impress you here, the stars of the area are the lovely wild sika deer that roam all over the park freely and...
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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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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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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)...
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  • Sunday 08:30 to 17:00
  • Monday 08:30 to 17:00
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