Enjoy Nara and Osaka with your own Local Guide
In one day, you visit Nara park, Todaiji temple and Kasuga shrine in Nara, and Osaka castle and Dotonbori district in Osaka.
Nara was the ancient capital of Japan from 710 to 784 before Kyoto. In Nara you enjoy historical buildings like the great statue of Buddha, wild deer in Nara Park and an old shrine.
Osaka is the center of western Japan and is called the city of food and the city of comedy. You can enjoy good food in Osaka and you can enjoy street food in Dotonbori. And, you will know what a Japanese castle is like.
I pick you up and take a train to Nara. From Nara station we walk or take a bus to Todaiji temple. On the way to Todaiji temple we can see a lot of deers. We are already in Nara Park(deer park). From Todaiji temple we walk to Kasuga shrine about 30-40 minutes. You see beautiful scenery. From Kasuga shrine we walk back to Nara station. if you are tired, of course we can take a bus or taxi.
From Nara we go to Osaka by train .
In Osaka we first visit Osaka castle. And then we take a subway to Dootonbori.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel in Osaka or Kyoto
End location: Any place in Osaka.
Duration: 8 hours
Public transportation and walking.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3300 Japanese yen - - Public transportation fee about 1500yen each for you from Kyoto or Osaka
- Admission fee 600yen each for Todaiji temple
- Admission fee 600yen each for Kasuga shrine
- Admission fee 600yen each for Osaka castle
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle which you book.
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We had a wonderful tour with Akira. We covered so much in just one day. He was patient with us and conscious of our needs with 3 children. He is very knowledgeable and was great sharing that knowledge with us. Thank you Akira for an amazing tour!