Free Walking Sightseeing Tours in Nara, Japan

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Explore Nara in Japan with one of our free walking tours. Click on a marker on the map to get started and view details about the tour. Below is an overview of the sightseeing tours. A total of 11 tours are available in Nara, Japan.

Activities in NaraIndividual Sights in Nara
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 2h 30min
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Nara: Journey to the Origin
Embark on a fascinating tour of Nara with Japandas, where majestic sika deer will welcome you in the stunning Nara Park. Discover the grandeur of the Todai-ji Temple, home of the Big Buddha, and...
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Self-guided Tour #1

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Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 7.7 km
Ascend 165 m
Descend 139 m

  • 十念寺
  • 伝香寺
  • 常徳寺
  • 住吉神社
  • 念仏寺
  • Emperor Kaika’s Kasuga-no-Izakawa-no-Sakanoe-no-Misasagi Tomb
  • Nara Episcopal Church
  • 手力雄神社
  • Naramachi Museum
  • Gangō-ji
  • 今西家書院
  • Naramachi Ten-jinja Shrine
  • 祇園社八阪神社
  • 子規の庭
  • Irie Taikichi's old residence
  • 寧楽美術館
  • Isuien Garden
  • Yoshiki Garden
Details for Tour #1 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #2

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Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 9.4 km
Ascend 318 m
Descend 206 m

  • 不空院 (Fukūin)
  • 奈良学園セミナーハウス志賀直哉旧居
  • Kibizuka Tomb
  • 梅香山 寳珠寺
  • 崇道天皇社
  • 井上神社
  • 京終地蔵院
  • 徳融寺
  • 小塔院
  • 元興寺小塔院跡
  • 南都御霊神社
  • Jurin-in Temple
  • Naramachi Ten-jinja Shrine
  • Buddhist Art Library
  • Nara National Museum
  • Manyo Botanical Garden
  • Kasuga-taisha
  • Mount Kasuga
  • Nara Park
Details for Tour #2 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #3

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.8 km
Ascend 30 m
Descend 56 m

  • 嶋田神社
  • 崇道天皇陵
  • 帯解寺
  • 龍象寺
  • 円満寺
Details for Tour #3 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #4

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Number of sights 13 sights
Distance 7.2 km
Ascend 296 m
Descend 138 m

  • Renchō-ji Temple
  • Shomyoji
  • やくよけ観音寺 慈眼寺(jiganji)
  • 子規の庭
  • 祇園社八阪神社
  • Nara Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yoshiki Garden
  • Isuien Garden
  • 寧楽美術館
  • Irie Taikichi's old residence
  • Tōdai-ji
  • 手向山八幡宮
  • Nara Park
Details for Tour #4 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #5

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Number of sights 12 sights
Distance 7 km
Ascend 112 m
Descend 110 m

  • Tomb of Emperor Heijo
  • Heijō Palace
  • Nara Palace Historical Park
  • Suzakumon Gate
  • Hokke-ji Temple
  • Kairyuo-ji Temple
  • 春日神社
  • Konabe Kofun
  • Uwanabe Kofun
  • Futaiji
  • 常陸神社
  • Kombuin
Details for Tour #5 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #6

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3 km
Ascend 83 m
Descend 51 m

  • 勝手神社
  • Himuro Shrine
  • Yoshiki Garden
  • Isuien Garden
  • Tōdai-ji
Details for Tour #6 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #7

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Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 8.8 km
Ascend 114 m
Descend 111 m

  • Futaiji
  • Uwanabe Kofun
  • Konabe Kofun
  • 春日神社
  • Kairyuo-ji Temple
  • Hokke-ji Temple
  • Nara Palace Historical Park
  • Tomb of Emperor Heijo
  • Saki Shrine
  • 佐紀陵山古墳
  • 佐紀石塚山古墳
  • 西大寺
  • 菅原天満宮
  • Kiko-ji temple
Details for Tour #7 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #8

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Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 5.3 km
Ascend 111 m
Descend 101 m

  • Renchō-ji Temple
  • 勝手神社
  • Shomyoji
  • やくよけ観音寺 慈眼寺(jiganji)
  • 光明山 賢故坊 浄福寺
  • 五劫院
  • Tōdai-ji
  • Nara Prefectural Museum of Art
Details for Tour #8 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #9

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.9 km
Ascend 105 m
Descend 85 m

  • 常陸神社
  • Kombuin
  • 光明山 賢故坊 浄福寺
  • 五劫院
  • Tōdai-ji
Details for Tour #9 in Nara

Self-guided Tour #10

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 4 km
Ascend 75 m
Descend 62 m

  • Akishino Temple
  • 佐紀陵山古墳
  • 佐紀石塚山古墳
  • 瓢箪山古墳
  • 五社神古墳
Details for Tour #10 in Nara

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Why Visit Sights? Self-guided sightseeing tours are a free and safe alternative to bus tours. You can explore Nara at your own pace, any time! Do something good for your health by walking.