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Naramachi Old Town Walking Tour

Tours by Location:  Naramachi (Kansai/Nara & vicinity)
Tour Features:
 Many travellers leave Nara without visiting this interesting 'old town' area. What a pity! They don't know what they have missed.
In Naramachi, you can visit old 'machi-ya' (or historic merchant townhouses) and lively local alleys full of interesting sights.
Unfortunately, this area is not easy to see by yourself. That is why Yoshiko, who loves Naramachi, started this walking tour in 2006.
She helps you explore Naramachi inside out, and takes you to the places foreign visitors often miss.

Tour Time 10:00 - 13:00
Dates of Operation Every Saturday from April to November except August
Meeting Place In front of the tourist information center located on the ground floor of Kintetsu Nara Station
Duration 3 hours
Tour Price 2,000yen per person, in cash only. Children under 15 go free if accompanied by their parents
Expenses not included in the Tour Price None
Itinerary Kofukuji Temple, old 'geisha'area, the oldest medicine shop in town, old 'machiya' houses, private folklore museum, local Buddhist temples and shinto shrines, local shops, and more!
Guide's Name Yoshiko Hatcho, Naramachi Walker
Web site http://www.eonet.ne.jp/~naramachiwalk/
Language English 
Distance of the Route 3 km.
Reservations No reservation required. Please come to the meeting place by 9:55.
Guide's Cellphone Number (for Emergency) Notice of it at the booking.
Tour Terms & Conditions You should be fit to have an easy and flat 3-km walk. No insurance.
Cancellation fees None.
Notes This tour ends near Nara Park. You can visit there on your own after the tour to meet deer and Big Buddha. The guide will provide you with the map and suggested routes with lunch information after the tour.
last update: 20 September 2020
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