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Highlights of Nara and Kyoto | KY35

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Highlights of Nara and Kyoto

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Starting from £296.51 GBP / Adult
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See Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, the Golden Pavilion, on this journey to some of Japan's most iconic architectural landmarks. Travel to the beautiful city of Nara, an ancient Japanese city known for its stunning architecture. Begin your adventure by stepping foot inside the Temple of Todaiji, an iconic symbol of Nara. Admire the world's largest bronze Buddha inside the temple. Then, make your way to Kasuga Taisha Shrine, known for its beautiful torii gate. Have your camera ready to capture unique accents, like the shape of the roof, and the resplendent vermillion and green halls. Continue on to a local restaurant, where you'll savor a delicious Japanese-style lunch. Afterward, travel to the Golden Pavilion, one of Japan's most celebrated landmarks and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the gold-leaf exterior and wooden pavilion extending over a tranquil reflecting pond.
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  • Admire Todaiji's stunning bronze Buddha, and visit the Kasuga Taisha Shrine, known for its magnificent torii gate and beautiful halls.
  • Visit the renowned Golden Pavilion, an UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Japan's most iconic landmarks.
  • Enjoy a delicious Japanese-style lunch.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • The coach cannot accommodate electric scooters. The coach can only accommodate folding wheelchairs.
  • Guests must negotiate a few steps to enter and exit the coach.
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 2.5 miles over cobblestone and uneven terrain, and negotiate many steps.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Guests should expect traffic, delays, and crowds because tour dates take place during Japan's peak tourist season. Sometimes the coach may take some time to park due to crowding.
  • This tour does not include a visit to the 'Treasure Hall" at Kasuga Shrine.
  • Tour sequence may vary.
  • Some buildings at Todaiji and Kasuga Shrine will be under restoration work and will be covered.
  • Some parts of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple are under restoration.
Location Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
Tour Code KY35 KY35
Duration10.50 Hours 10.50 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
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