Day Trip to Nara
Visit Japan's ancient capital
Frolic with the deer
See one of the most famous Buddha statues in the world
Spend the day visiting the ancient capital, Nara. See the world famous giant Buddha statue and enjoy the stunning landscape, architecture, and frolicking with the furry locals. Before Kyoto, Nara was Japan’s first capital. While the Emperor has long since relocated, it is still home to Japan's oldest crafts & temples. You’ll fall in love with this mysterious world of pathways, lanterns and wandering deer.
Who This Experience Is Good For
This experience is great for history lovers, and anyone who likes deer!
Meet Our Local Host
Your City Manager Ken will be your host
Start time: 11:00 am Meet Ken in front of the entrance of “BLUE Motomachi”.
Walk 15 minutes to Osaka Namba Station
Ride 8 stops to Kintetsu Nara Station with Kintetsu-NaraLine
Walk to Kofuku-ji Temple
Walk to Shinsenkyo souvenir store to buy deer crackers
Walk to Todai-ji Temple
Walk to Kasuga Taisha Shrine
Walk to Naramachi Nigiwai-no-ie
Walk to Sarusawa-ike pond
Walk back to Kintetsu Nara Station
End: 6:00 pm
Entrance fees to Todai-ji Temple
What’s Not Included
Public Transportation (¥1,360 Round Trip)
Know Before You Go
Minimum Needed: 4 people
Maximum Capacity: 10 people
Booking Deadline: 7 days before start date
Weather Dependent: No - the trip will happen rain or shine. If it's raining, please be prepared with an umbrella.
Difficulty Level: Medium (There will be lots of walking, but none of it strenuous)
Special Clothing Required: Yes - Wear comfortable clothes, bottle of water are also welcome.
Special Dietary Restrictions: Yes - We will be eating at a soba/udon restaurant, the broth will have soy sauce. We cannot accommodate gluten free diets. Bring your own water to save plastic
Extra Cash: Needed for drinks/snacks and public transportation (¥1,560 - Round trip)
Ground Transportation: Not included, but we will ride public transport together
Additional Information: N/A
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.