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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 7.7 km
Ascend 187 m
Descend 114 m

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Nara, Japan. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

All sightseeing tours in Nara Individual sights in Nara

Sight 1: 月日神社

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Month Shrine (Month Shrine) is a shrine located in Shimanoku-CHO, Naraichi, Nara Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 月日神社 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 180 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: 住吉神社

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Sumiji Shrine (Sumiji Shrine) is a shrine located in Jinzizi Town (now Jinzhi Town), Naraichi, Nara Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 住吉神社 (奈良市今辻子町) (JA)

arrow down foot steps 670 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: 手力雄神社

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Terikio Shrine (手力雄神社, Tajikara Ojinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Hashimoto-cho, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Kasuga Grand Shrine. It is located on the east end of Tsukiji on the north side of Sanjo-dori, and the rear is the Kofukuji Hall across the Tsukiji wall.

Wikipedia: 手力雄神社 (奈良市) (JA)

arrow down foot steps 197 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Nara Episcopal Church

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Nara Christian Church is an Japan Anglican church located in Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. In Showa 5, Western-style buildings that did not match the scenery of the Nara Park area were not recognized, so it was built as a pure Japanese-style church. It was designed and constructed by Kichitaro Oki, a member of the church and a palace carpenter. Inside the church, there is a transom.

Wikipedia: 奈良基督教会 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 765 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: 十念寺

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Shinian Temple is a Buddhist temple of Pure Land Sect located in Naraichi, Nara Prefecture. The mountain name is Ninja Mountain, and its official name is Jinpero Shinian Temple, Ninja Mountain Love Dyeing Courtyard. Garden emperor's wish place. This deity is Amitabha Buddha.

Wikipedia: 十念寺 (奈良市) (JA)

arrow down foot steps 208 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: 鎮宅霊符神社 (Chintakureifu Shrine)

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Goryōjinja (御霊神社, Goryo-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Yakushido-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The former shrine is a village shrine. It is also called Nanto Goryo Shrine or Kibi Goryo.

Wikipedia: 御霊神社 (奈良市) (JA)

arrow down foot steps 209 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Naramachi Museum

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The Nara Town Museum is a private museum located in Nishishinya-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, in a corner of Nara Town, a district lined with townhouses built from the early modern period to the modern era of Nara City.

Wikipedia: 奈良町資料館 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 312 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Gangō-ji

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Gangō-ji (元興寺) is an ancient Buddhist temple, that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, in Nara, Japan.

Wikipedia: Gangō-ji (EN)

arrow down foot steps 320 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: 今西家書院

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Imanishi Family Shoin (今西家書院, Imanishi Keshoin) is a historical building located in Fukuchiin-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It is designated as an important cultural property of Japan.

Wikipedia: 今西家書院 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 430 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Naramachi Tenjin Shrine

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Tenjinsha (天神社, Tenjinsha) is a Shinto shrine located in Takabatake-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It is also called Naramachi Tenjinja. It is a Tenjinja shrine in Kitatemma, and the precincts are about 1,000 square meters.

Wikipedia: 天神社 (奈良市高畑町) (JA)

arrow down foot steps 373 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Daijo-in Japanese Garden

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The former Daijoin Garden is a Japan garden located in Takabatake-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. National Place of Scenic Beauty.

Wikipedia: 旧大乗院庭園 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 1123 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 12: Yoshiki Garden

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Yoshiki-en (吉城園) is a Japanese garden in Nara, Japan, to the immediate southwest of Isui-en.

Wikipedia: Yoshiki-en (EN)

arrow down foot steps 280 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Isuien Garden

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Isuien Garden Kimon Berlin (Gribeco) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Isui-en is a Japanese garden located in Nara, the old capital of Japan near Kyōto. It has been preserved since its creation in the Meiji era, and is the only walking garden in Nara. It is divided into two sections, which were originally two separate gardens, and each features a pagoda.

Wikipedia: Isui-en (EN)

arrow down foot steps 107 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: 寧楽美術館

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Neiraku Museum is an art museum in the city of Nara, central Japan.

Wikipedia: Neiraku Museum (EN)

arrow down foot steps 211 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Irie Taikichi's old residence

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Taikichi Irie is a historic site and cultural facility located in Suimon-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Former residence of photographer Taikichi Irie. Like a photographer, a separate darkroom, a study conceived by the work, and a garden where all plants are grown are open to the public. The letters "Taikichi Irie" on the nameplate are due to the volatilization of the boss Kaiun.

Wikipedia: 入江泰吉旧居 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 415 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 16: 祇園社八阪神社

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The Baxan Shrine is a shrine located in Yakamachi, Naraichi, Nara Prefecture. Also known as the Gion Garden Society in Yashang Town, the plaque of the worship hall is marked with the words "Gion Garden Society".

Wikipedia: 八阪神社 (奈良市) (JA)

arrow down foot steps 320 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: 子規の庭

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Shiki no Niwa is a Japan garden located in Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Admission free.

Wikipedia: 子規の庭 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 960 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 18: Tōdai-ji

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Tōdai-ji is a Buddhist temple complex that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara, Japan. Though it was originally founded in the year 738 CE, Tōdai-ji was not opened until the year 752 CE. The temple has undergone several reconstructions since then, with the most significant reconstruction taking place in 1709. Its Great Buddha Hall houses the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese as Daibutsu (大仏). The temple also serves as the Japanese headquarters of the Kegon school of Buddhism. The temple is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara", together with seven other sites including temples, shrines and places in the city of Nara.

Wikipedia: Tōdai-ji (EN)

arrow down foot steps 606 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 19: 手向山八幡宮

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Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine is a Shinto shrine near Tōdai-ji, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It is a Hachiman shrine, dedicated to the kami Hachiman. It was established in 749. Kami enshrined here include Emperor Ojin, Emperor Nintoku, Empress Jingū and Emperor Chūai in addition to Hachiman.

Wikipedia: Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine (EN)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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