Nara & Fushimi Inari Shrine Full day Tour

Transfer from your hotel to Nara by train (45min) with a local guide. For 74 years during the 8th century Nara was Japan’s capital and many of the temples and shrines built at that time still remain. Visit Todaiji temple, the world’s largest wooden building and home to Japan’s largest Buddha. Next stop is Nara’s most celebrated shrine, Kasuga Taisha, established in 768 AD and famous for its hundreds of bronze and stone lanterns which have been donated by worshipers.

Take a wander through Nara Park, called Deer park by locals due to the large population of more than 1,000 tame deer living there.

            

Quench your thirst at a sake brewery. In this building constructed in the traditional style, you will sample different types of their sake and see which you like the most!

On the way back from Nara, visit Fushimi Inari Shrine, which was used in the movie “Memoirs of a Geisha”.  It is home to over 10,000 red tori gates, which form a path up the mountain behind the temple.