Gigantic Todai-ji Temple Early Bird Tour


~Explore numerous national treasures with a local guide in the early but quiet morning ~
Our certified guide who lives in Nara will take you to all the highlights. Be an early bird and
take advantage of fewer tourists and the fresh air on a placid morning in the ancient capital.
It is a great pleasure for us to take you to our beloved Nara and its highlights.

What’s Included

Guide Fare

Not Included

  • Admission fees
  • Bus fare
  • Drink and Food
  • Entry/Admission – Hokke-do
  • Entry/Admission – Daibutsuden

Departure & Return

Departure Point
Kintetsu-Nara Station
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nigatsu-do Temple, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki

You can overlook the Nara Basin from the venerated wooden terrace of Nigatsu-do. While enjoying the view, let’s find out why Nara was chosen to be the capital.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hokke-do, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki

It is said to be the oldest building on the Todaiji Temple grounds. Many old Buddhist statue masterpieces are enshrined here.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Daibutsuden, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki

Entering into the corridor, you will be surprised at the size of the Great Buddha Hall and will feel something awe-inspiring. Let’s face up to the Great Buddha after purifying yourself at the ablution fountain. Get captivated by the atmosphere of wisdom and compassion of the
Great Buddha.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Nara Park, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki

Nara park is also known as Deer Park. Deer roam freely in the park and bow when they greet you, especially if you hold deer crackers in your hand.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kofuku-ji Temple, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Kinki

This symbol of Nara was built about 600 years ago. It is constructed out of thick logs joined together in a splendid and dynamic way.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • comfortable shoes for walking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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