Free historical tour of modern Nara

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish, Portuguese
Guru: Masa
Registered on January 10, 2023

Hello travelers / traveling friends! I am Masa, guru of Nara. Originally from Japan, I have been in Mexico for a year and Brazil for 7 years. I have visited Spain, Argentina, Paraguay... I am a happy and fun person, I am always looking for something new and interesting. I am very interested in meeting people and sharing experiences. I know Latin America and the Iberian countries. So now, I want to show a little bit of Japan to Spanish and Portuguese speakers. For Spanish speakers, welcome to Nara, the ancient city of Japan! Brazilian years, we will be visiting Nara, the ancient city of Japan!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Hello travelers / traveling friends! I welcome you to Nara. Sejam bem-vindos!

Nara is one of the oldest cities in Japan and the country's first capital was located here. It is an extreme point of the Silk Road that linked Europe since the 2nd century BC. C. until the middle of the 15th century.
You will have the opportunity to visit ancient Buddhist and Shinto temples here . You can also meet the deer that are considered servants of God .

What are we going to visit?

  • Nara Park
  • Kasuga Temple
  • Nigatsudo Temple
  • Todaiji Temple (Big Buddha)
  • Kofukuji Temple (optional)
  • Naramachi neighborhood (optional)

Brazilian friends ! If you want to be friends with those SEEN in Japan , don't miss this city!!!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Nara Station, 1 Sanjōhonmachi, Nara, ...
    Nara Station, 1 Sanjōhonmachi, Nara, 630-8122, Japan
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    Meeting point is in front of Seven Eleven at JR Nara Station. It is then found when you exit the Station ticket machine, on the SAME FLOOR on the left. EYE! At JR Nara Station there are two Seven Elevens, upstairs and downstairs. The meeting point is from ABOVE.

  • 1
    Entrance not included
    Kasuga-taisha (Visita opcional)

    It is the central Shinto temple of approximately 1,000 Kasuga shrines across the country.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Mizuya Chaya (Punto final del tour)

    Es un café de una casa tradicional de paja.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Mount Wakakusa

    It is also called Mount Mikasa-yama, because it looks like three hats placed one on top of the other. Its height is 342 meters.

  • 4
    Free admission
    Nigatsudo (Pabellón del segundo mes)

    The name of this pavilion, Nigatsu-dō, means Pavilion of the second month. The Shuni-e ceremony is held here in the second month of the lunar calendar. In 1667 it was destroyed by fire in the middle of one of these Shuni-e ceremonies. The current building is a reconstruction of 1669.

  • 5
    Entrance not included

    The Great Buddha Pavilion is the main pavilion of the Tōdai-ji. Built for the first time in the Nara Period (8th century), it was destroyed twice by fire during military conflicts, in 1180 and in 1567. The current structure is a reconstruction of 1709. Its height and its depth of depth preserve the original size, making it the largest wooden construction in the world. Dimensions: Width 57m; Length 50m; Height 48m

  • 6
    Free admission
    Nandai mon (Gran Puerta Sul)

    The South Gate is the main Gate of the Tōdai-ji. The original Gate, erected during the Nara Period, was blown down by a typhoon in the Heian Period. The current construction is of the Kamakura Period (late 12th century). The Gate is built in a double-roof style, although the lower one is roofless. Its height is 25 meters above the stone base on which it stands. The South Gate is the largest entrance to a temple in Japan.

  • 7
    Entrance not included

    Kofuku-ji was considered one of the seven most influential temples in the Nara era (710-784). The construction was built in the same year as the start of the Capital of Nara.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Jorge 22 Aug 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Masa fue muy amable y correcto en las explicaciones, muy paciente y solidario
Alberto 14 Aug 2023

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
Hola, no fue mal. Canceló el tour. Es cierto que lo hizo con tiempo y también que dio algunas recomendaciones para visitar en Nara.
Marta 05 Aug 2023

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Travelled in family - Jul 2023
Nos gustó mucho! Le llevo a las niñas un detalle y fue muy significativo para ellas e inolvidable! Muy interesante y agradable el tour! Muchas gracias!!!
Silda 19 May 2023
Aguadilla Pueblo

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Travelled in group - May 2023
Excelente tour. Masa es muy profesional y complaciente en términos de lo que quiera hacer el grupo! Me encantó Nara!
Emanuel 14 May 2023
Rio Ceballos

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Excelente paseo! Masa es muy buen guía, cálido y buena onda. Vayan y aprovechen si tienen la oportunidad. Además es muy claro y va pasándote información antes
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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