Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Kyoto

Venture to Nara from Kyoto for the afternoon. Due to its past as the
first permanent capital of Japan, Nara remains full of historic
treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist temples.
Accompanied by your local guide, you'll visit the Todaiji Temple to
see Japan's largest Buddha, Deer Park - home to hundreds of freely
roaming deer, and Kasuga Shrine - Nara's most celebrated shrine.

Japan's first permanent capital was established in the year 710 at
Heijo, the city now known as Nara. As the influence and political
ambitions of the city's powerful Buddhist monasteries grew to become a
serious threat to the government, the capital was moved to Nagaoka in
784. Nara is located in the Kinai plain, less than one hour from
Kyoto. Due to its past as the first permanent capital, it remains full
of historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist
temples.

Visit the Todaiji Temple, constructed in the 8th century, is one of
Japan's most famous and historically significant temples. In it's huge
precincts are various national treasures of Japan. The Daibutsuden
(Great Buddha Hall) is one of the world's largest wooden buildings.
One of Japan's best-known temples, it enshrines a gigantic bronze
statue of Buddha. A wonder of religious architecture.

See over 1,000 tame deer roam freely in the verdant 1,250 acres
peaceful park. If you wish to feed the deer, they will gladly eat from
your hand. Special deer food is available for sale in the park
grounds. Tour concludes with a visit to Kasuga Shrine, the most famous
and beautiful Shinto shrine in Nara, it features some 3,000 antique
stone and bronze lanterns.

Travel by return coach to Kyoto.

¿Qué está incluido?

Professional guide
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Entrance fees
Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
Local tax

Duración

5.5 horas

Cubierto de destino

Kyoto

Más adecuado

Todo, Presupuesto, Familias, Grupos, Luna de miel, Niños, Lujo, Personas viajando solas
Exclusion :
Gratuities (optional)
Food and drinks
Entrance to Treasures Hall
Entrance to Manyo Botanical Gardens at Kasuga Shrine
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