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Gigantic Todai-ji Temple Early Bird Tour

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USD 84.02
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Stop At: Nigatsu-do Temple, 406-1 Zoshicho Todaiji Temple, Nara 630-8587 Nara Prefecture

You can overlook the Nara Basin from the venerated wooden terrace of Nigatsu-do. While enjoying the view, let’s find out why Nara was chosen to be the capital.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hokke-do, 406-1 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211 Nara Prefecture

It is said to be the oldest building on the Todaiji Temple grounds. Many old Buddhist statue masterpieces are enshrined here.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Daibutsuden, 406 Zoshicho Todai-ji Temple, Nara 630-8211 Nara Prefecture

Entering into the corridor, you will be surprised at the size of the Great Buddha Hall and will feel something awe-inspiring. Let's face up to the Great Buddha after purifying yourself at the ablution fountain. Get captivated by the atmosphere of wisdom and compassion of the

Great Buddha.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Nara Park, 469 Zoshicho, Nara 630-8211 Nara Prefecture

Nara park is also known as Deer Park. Deer roam freely in the park and bow when they greet you, especially if you hold deer crackers in your hand.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kofuku-ji Temple, 48 Noboriojicho, Nara 630-8213 Nara Prefecture

This symbol of Nara was built about 600 years ago. It is constructed out of thick logs joined together in a splendid and dynamic way.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kintetsu-Nara Station, Japan, 〒630-8215 Nara, Nishimikadochō, 東向中町29
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • None
  • Admission fees
  • Bus fare
  • Drink and Food
  • Entry/Admission - Hokke-do
  • Entry/Admission - Daibutsuden
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • comfortable shoes for walking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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33 reviews
Baltimore, Maryland
Great early morning tour of Kyoto
This is an excellent tour to visit some of the beautiful sights in Tokyo early in the morning without the crowds.
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Tania A
Full day tour of Kyoto with Michiko
I would like to express how much John and I enjoyed our tour of Kyoto with Michiko. Michiko was amazing!!! Many
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Great Tour – Great Guide
As I write this review, I notice the name of our guide in other reviews, Koichi, and I agree - Koichi was
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Sydney, Australia
Wonderful tour - Great guide!
My partner and I stayed in Kyoto for a few days and this was a great tour to experience many of the places that we
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Belgrade, Serbia
Great tour
We stayed in Kyoto only 2 days and this tour allowed us to see 3 wonderful places that were on our list. Our guide
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Cape Town, South Africa
Enchanted by Kyoto
Our guide was exceptionally well informed and the company communicated meeting instructions very well with follow
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Chicago, Illinois
Wonderful communication before the tour. Our day with Koichiro was a highlight of our trip to Japan. He was
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Diane G
A real highlight of our trip!
Sachi was an incredible guide. She was so personable, friendly, and knowledgable. She taught us about the
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Brisbane, Australia
Great guide - saw a lot
Our guide, Koichi, was very friendly and knowledgable. He went out of his way to make our tour memorable, and even
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Brooklyn, New York
Great Tour
Our tour guide Meg was fantastic. We could never have seen so many sights in one day without her. We got around
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Adelaide, Australia
Great intimate tour
A small intimate group so the the tour guide was able to be flexible, meeting the needs of all members. Very
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Beijing, China
Get the basics of Kyoto in one day
Meg was very friendly, has excellent knowledge about the places, is well organised, her English skills are good.
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Fantastic tour
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and professional. The tour we took was private for my wife and I, so we had
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Lisa B
Great small group tour
We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and our guide was extremely helpful and informative. It was a small group, just my
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Scott Y
Amazing tour!
Our guide Koichiro was the man to see about all things Kyoto! Absolutely full of knowledge about the history of
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