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Nara: Todai-ji y parque de Nara (Spanish Guide)

1. Nara: Todai-ji y parque de Nara (Spanish Guide)

We begin our journey at Todai-ji, an impressive Buddhist temple that houses the statue of the Great Buddha, one of the largest religious figures in the world. You will be awestruck by the grandeur of this sculpture and the architectural beauty of the temple. Next, we head to Nigatsu-do, a building within the Todai-ji temple complex that offers panoramic views of Nara. Here, you can enjoy a unique perspective of the city and admire the beautiful cherry blossoms in spring. Continuing on, we explore Kasuga Taisha Shrine, renowned for its thousands of stone lanterns and its stunning forested surroundings. This place will transport you to a mystical and spiritual atmosphere that is emblematic of Nara. Our next stop is Ukimido, a small pavilion in the middle of a tranquil pond in Nara Deer Park. Here, you can relax and savor the serenity of the landscape while observing the deer, which are considered divine messengers in Japanese culture. We conclude our route at Kofuku-ji, a historic temple boasting an impressive five-story pagoda. Explore the gardens and ancient structures that narrate the rich history of Nara.

From Kyoto or Osaka: Private Walking Tour through Nara

2. From Kyoto or Osaka: Private Walking Tour through Nara

Go on a private city walking tour through Nara and explore the fascinating history, culture, and food scene of this city. You'll be paired with like-minded local hosts who will suggest a bespoke itinerary to suit your needs and requests. Meet your guide in Kyoto or Osaka and take the train to Nara, the city where Shinto Buddhism was born. See some of Japan’s most significant temples and shrines. Marvel at art and architecture dating back to the 8th-century.   Walk down quiet streets and shaded paths lined with cherry blossom trees and be amazed by Nanto Shichi Daiji, the seven great Buddhist temples. Discover the magical, wood-built architecture overhung with thousands of lanterns at the fairytale Kasuga-Taisha Shrine. At the famous Nara Park, you can see the iconic tame deers that come close enough to greet you. If you are hungry this would be the perfect opportunity to check out the restaurants and cafes at Higashimuki Shopping Street. In this street, you will also find all sorts of souvenirs. 

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