- Departure from Osaka
Please assemble at Hotel Granvia Osaka (adjoining to JR Osaka station) at 7:30 AM
A staff will meet you at the hotel lobby and take train (non-reserved seat) to Kyoto station together. Motor coach wait for you near Kyoto station.
- Nijo Castle
The Kyoto Residence of the Tokugawa Shogun built in 1603, Nijo Castle is noted for the contrast of its solemn appearance and gorgeous interiors. (Approx. 50 min. )
- Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
The most authentic and exquisite Japanese style garden in the world, plus the celebrated Golden Pavilion. (Approx. 45 min. )
- Kyoto Imperial Palace (except Sat, Sun & National Holiday)
The ancient Imperial Palace clearly shows the Japanese taste for purity, simplicity and calmness. (Approx. 40 min. )
*Due to Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on Sat, Sun & National holiday, the tour will be visit Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine during these dates alternatively.
*National Holiday in 2013 : Jan.1, Jan.14, Feb.11, Mar.22, Apr.29, May.3 - May.6, Jul.15, Sep.16, Sep.23, Oct.14, Nov.03, Nov.04, Nov.23, Dec.23.
- Western-Style Lunch (Buffet)
- Todaiji Temple & Nara Park (Deer Park)
See the Great Buddha in the worlds largest wooden building, a wonder of religious architecture.
More than 1000 deer roam freely in the verdant and peaceful 1250 acres park. If you wish to feed the deer, they will gladly eat from your hand. (Approx. 60 min. )
- Kasuga Taisha Shrine
The most famous and beautiful Shinto shrine in Nara, it features some 3000 antique stone and bronze lanterns. (Approx. 40 min. )
- Nara Nagomi-kan (Approx. 20 mins)
- Return to Osaka
From Kintetetsu Nara station board train to Osaka Namba station (non-reserved seating.) Arrive at Osaka Namba station between 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Tour concluded upon arrival.
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