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

How about learning about the ancient and religious stories of Japan in Nara? A religious studies specialist will explain them to you in detail. Nara was the first capital of Japan, before Kyoto , and the end point of the Silk Road . They preserve many Buddhist and Shinto temples. You will know the difference and equality between the two religions comparing with Christianity . I am sure that this tour will enrich your knowledge and curiosity!
I wait for you with the deer, servants of God!

What are we going to visit?

  • Nara Park
  • Kasuga-Taisha Temple
  • mizuya chaya
  • Tamukeyama Hachiman-gu Shrine
  • Nigatsudo Temple
  • Todaiji Temple (Big Buddha)

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 located 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.

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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JUAN 20 Feb 2024

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Una experiencia maravillosa contar con un guía como Massa. Muy agradecidos por su amabilidad.
Juan 03 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Masa-san fue muy amable siempre con nosotros. El sensei sabe hablar muy bien español, por lo tanto, es muy recomendable para personas hispano parlantes que deseen saber más sobre la cultura de Nara y Japón en general. Una persona, atenta, educada e inteligente. Arigatou gozaimashita!
Lucia Elena 29 Jan 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2024
Una bellissima esperienza: Maza preparatissimo e gentile, risponde con precisione ad ogni domanda e spiega tutto in maniera leggera e facile da capire. Spagnolo perfetto. Lo consiglio a tutti, soprattutto per conoscere Nara in un giorno. 🔝
Guadalupe 06 Jan 2024
Buenos Aires

Masa fue super amable, atento y brindo explicaciones muy ilustrativas en un perfecto español! Un placer sin lugar a dudas el recorrido que hicimos por Nara con Masa!! No duden en hacer este tour! Gracias Masa!
Paulina 04 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Masa es un excelente guia. Maestro de universidad que habla perfecto español. Se toma el tiempo de explicar hasta los pequeños detalles y se ve le gusta su trabajo. Muchas gracias!!
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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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