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Dear deer Nara! ~Nara Park & Nara-machi~

Art, Culture, & Historical
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We will visit Nara Park, where historic monuments and nature create calm and peaceful atmosphere. You'll see wild deer roaming hear and there. Walking in Nara-machi district will give us a chance to see an old merchants' townscape.

Nara Tour Guide - Michiko T.
Michiko T.
5.00 / 5
(44 reviews)
10:00 AM

Meeting Point

at Kintetsu or JR Nara station

Todaiji temple (World Heritage)

Nara was an ancient capital of Japan(710~794), and the terminal destination of Silk Road, a trading road connecting the West and the East. Influenced by international culture, a great number of treasures, including historical structures, Buddhist statues and artifacts, miraculously remain here.

Especially, the quality of Buddhist statues is marvelous! For example, Nio-zo, A pair of statues of Guardian Deities in Todaiji temple has a lot in common with Statue of David by Michelangelo. I will guide you to see such world-class masterpieces.

Kofukuji temple (World Heritage)

Kasuga Grand shrine (World Heritage)

Nara-machi (old merchants' town)

I will take you to Nara-machi, an old merchants' town. We will drop by shops of local special products, such as hemp cloth, tea, Indian ink stick, sake(rice wine).

Ending Point

ar Kintetsu or JR Nara Station

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What‘s included

guide fee (18500JPY),

guide transportation fee from home to Nara (2000JPY)

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What‘s not included

your transportation fee on the tour (¥210~¥500), lunch, entrance fee(①Todaiji temple ¥800 ②National Treasure Hall in Kofukuji temple ¥700 )

Tour Important Information

This is basically a walking tour. So I recommend wearing shoes that are easy to walk in. If you have difficulty in walking, please let me know.

You are supposed to pay in cash for entrance fees at temples and shrines.I would like you to prepare some cash.

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Nara Tour Reviews

Nara day tour with Michiko

Michiko was very friendly and knowledgeable about the transportation system in Nara allowing us to see so much even though we only had a half day tour with her. She took to us to Nara deer park where we got to see the deer nursery and pet many deers. She also showed us Kasuga Taisha shrine with 2000 lanterns, Todaiji temple where we saw the big bronze Buddha statue, and Mochi making demonstration at a local shop. She was very flexible with what we wanted to do. She altered the tour to accomodate our kids who wanted to spend more time feeding and petting the deers at Nara park. She is very enjoyable to talk to and we highly recommend Michiko to anyone who needs a tour guide in Nara. Thank you Michiko for such a memorable day in Nara.

Ty R.

Thank you so much for the kind review! I also enjoyed a relaxing time with such a lovely family as yours. It was a great pleasure to see the children getting on so well with each other, feeding and petting the deer to their hearts' content. I was so happy to share the moment when a fawn just started to walk! I'm also impressed that you appreciated Japanese culture, history and nature. I hope you will return to Nara in the future!

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Isabel L.

5 / 5
Apr 15, 2024

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Great Osaka guide!

Our guide Michiko took us to Osaka castle and Dotonbori. She handled all the details including obtaining the entrance tickets and taxis. She was extremely professional and above all a nice and knowledgeable person. We would recommend her without any reservations.

Isabel L.

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I'm honored to have guests as friendly and intelligent as you in Osaka. Everyone was close to each other and the tour was full of laughter. I hope to make a trip like this with close friends and family someday. I'm happy if this tour will leave a deep impression on Osaka. Bon voyage!

An unforgettable trip to Asuka

Michiko-san is a superb guide, professional, efficient, knowledgeable and personable. We managed to cover everything on the itinerary with time to spare for an additional site. I am so grateful to her for accommodating my last minute changes and request to visit the Tsubosaka dera - it was breathtaking to see the Buddhas and pagodas surrounded by cherry blossoms and I felt so fortunate to be there. Asuka village is a beautiful and peaceful village and I thoroughly enjoyed my visit which was well paced and never felt rushed, courtesy to Michiko-san’s personal transport arrangement. We had lunch at a quaint and cosy cafe near the Asuka station and the food was so good (Japanese western cuisine made with local produce of plants and herbs). This trip brought me many fond memories and joy. Thanks to Michiko-san, Asuka left a deep impression on me. I highly recommend her service as a guide and I hope to see her again on my future trips to Japan - there are still so many hidden gems to explore in Nara!

Connie H.

Thanks for the great review. We were lucky enough to see the cherry blossoms just beginning to bloom and share the blessings of spring in beautiful Asuka Village. You seemed to enjoy every moment of the tour, not only when you visited sightseeing spots, but also when you found a tiny ladybug in the grass, which impressed me a lot. I hope you will come back again and explore other hidden gems together! See you again!

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