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NARAWALK offers daily walking tours in Nara Park. Available every day from March 1 through November 30. We also offer customized private tours to meet your needs. Visit our Facebook sites for recent tour photos etc. We also offer tours in Kyoto as...more
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1-543-65 Shikishimacho | Meet at JR Nara Station, Central Exit, Nara 631-0031, Nara Prefecture
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+81 742-48-5272
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and another couple spent two and a half weeks in Japan in November 2018. We took a day trip to Nara from Osaka. We opted for a tour here because it was going to be our first exposure to temples and shrines and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Lucky. *************** I’d like to thank you for taking time to write such a warm message. It was my great pressure showing you around great places in Nara in autumn leaves. If you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was Yachiyo and she was lovely. We appreciated having a local to guide us through a half dozen or so of the major sights in Nara, especially since it was a really crowded day. We especially enjoyed the stop at the Noh theater,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yachiyo. *************** Thank you so much for your kind review. It was my pleasure to show you historical places around Nara park. I’m glad to know you enjoyed the Noh theater. Sometimes it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I & are two daughters (aged 9 and 11) took a 1/2 hour train ride from Osaka to Nara to meet our guide, Yachiyo. She had given us specific directions on which train to catch and was there to meet us when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yachiyo. *************** Thank you so much for your kind review. I’m very happy to know your daughters enjoyed our private tour. Nara is an ancient city which has not only a lot of...More

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Our family joined the tour thinking that it was a group tour but ended up as a personalised tour. It was a pleasant surprise. Our guide, Ms Reiko Imayoshi was very helpful and friendly. She even offered to tailor the tour based on our needs....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Reiko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind and warm review. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour. It was a pleasant autumnal day. I also had a good...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic way to see the sights of Nara with a local knowledgeable guide. Valuable information and interesting history from our lovely English speaking guide Motoko. One of the highlights of our stay in Japan. Highly recommend this tourMore

Date of experience: November 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Motoko. *************** Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am more than happy to hear you have enjoyed the tour. There are many other sites of interest in Nara....More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Taking a Nara walk with Satomi was one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. I took the classic tour in the morning, which started just outside the train station, visiting old wooden shrines and temples surrounded by hundreds of deer. It was fascinating...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Satomi. *************** Thank you so much for your warm and kind message. It was a great pleasure to be your guide for both tours in the morning and in the afternoon. I had...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

We booked several tours with this company: a group walking tour in Nara (Nara Park), a group walking tour of old town Nara and 2 tours in Kyoto. I will post Kyoto reviews separately under "Kyoto Premium Tours", but I can say that all of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Mamiko. *************** Thank you for your kind review. I’m happy to know that you enjoyed the tour. I also enjoyed guiding you! Nara is in its glory in November with leaves turning red....More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

We did Nara as a day trip from Kyoto, and doing it with a guide made it super easy and fun. Our guide, Motoko, was really nice and gave us a lot of great information without overloading us. We did a morning tour that took...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Motoko. *************** Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a very kind message on the tour. Your description of the tour will help our future guests...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent this morning on a wonderful NaraWalk with Motoko. She took us around Nara-koen, the beautiful park which is home to hundreds of deer and century old temples and shrines. Mokoto was so interesting and we were able to ask her many questions. She...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Motoko. *************** Dear guest, It is very kind of you to post such a wonderful review. We have a lot more to show you in Nara. We look forward to seeing you again!...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Great tour to connect with a local that shows you around Nara. You will see the most important Heritage sites around the deer park & learn about the cities history. Plus we’ve visited a craftsman shop where they sell amazing pieces of art. Totally recommended!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Setsuko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review! I'm very happy to know you enjoyed our tour. Nara has various charms in each season. I'm wishing you visit Nara again in...More

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Response from Saminakyo | Property representative |
Nara Park Classic Tour starts at 10:00 am everyday. Duration: around 3 hours. The meeting point: in front of the ticket gate of JR Nara Station. 3,000 yen per person, including entrance fee of Todaiji Temple. No... More
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You can come to Nara by JR or by Kintetsu Railway. It will take about 50 minutes. By JR Nara Line, rapid trains bound for Nara run every 30 minutes.
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Thank you for your inquiry! You can book our tours on our website: NARAWALK. You can easily find us from the list of Nara attractions. If you would like to take a private tour, you will need to book in advance. If you... More
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