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The wonderful trails of the Nara temples

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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Highlights

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 the JR Line Tickets glass booth, exiting the ticket machine, on the right.

  • 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

    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
    Tōdai-ji  (Punto final del tour)

    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

39 ratings
4.7
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Professionalism
4.66
Fun
4.55
Expression
4.66
Quality
4.45
Route
4.76
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Norma 08 Apr 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Muy buen recorrido y excelente explicación de nuestro guía, Masa.. Lo recomiendo.
Alex 29 Mar 2024
Kyoto

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
El recorrido fue muy completo de los lugares icónicos de Nara. Masa, además de hablar muy bien el español, tiene mucho conocimiento sobre la historia de los templos y hace que el recorrido se haga muy ameno. Recomendable al 100%
Marina 27 Mar 2024
Mahón

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Fantástico tour en Nara. Masa es muy amable y explica todo muy bien. La ruta es perfecta y preciosa, con mucha naturaleza, y al ser por la mañana, aún no hay mucha gente y puedes disfrutar del paisaje como si estuvieras en la película de El Viaje de Chihiro. Las recomendaciones de comida, actividades, etc. de Masa también valen muchísimo la pena. 10/10
Paco 24 Mar 2024
Valencia

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
El tour es muy interesante y Masa ha estado genial. Paciencia infinita con nosotros para todo. Un 10
Nancy 22 Mar 2024
Mexico City

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Travelled in family - Mar 2024
Tienes que reservarlo! Conoces lo mejor de Nara y Masa es un gran guía de turistas, muy amable y domina los temas.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
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.
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