No.305Heijo Palace and Yamato Koriyama Walking Tour (Full Day)
Per Person：10,000 JPY Available
All year round Required
Approx. 7 hours（09:40 - 16:40）
*If you would like to participate on Sunday or Monday, please contact us in advance.
How about walking around Heijo Palace and the castle town of Yamato Koriyama with an English speaking guide?
In the afternoon, you will visit a castle town called Yamato Koriyama, which prospered in and after the 16th century. Enjoy strolling though the castle town, where traditional Japanese streetscapes and lives still remain. Also, visit a traditional Japanese confectioner with a history of more than 400 years, and then go to see goldfish, a local specialty. The last stop is Koriyama Castle, a symbol of the town where local people often find a haven to rest.
Embassy ship to Tang Dynasty China (Photo by Heijo-kyo restoration project)
|Program||Heijo Palace and Yamato Koriyama Walking Tour (Full Day)|
Per Person:10,000 JPY
|Available time period||
All season program
|Schedule||09:40 Meet at JR Nara Station (west exit).
・With an English speaking guide, take a local bus to World Heritage Heijo Palace.
・Explore the various facilities at the vast Nara Palace Site Historical Park which was newly opened in Heijo Palace in 2018.
・Slip back in time to the ancient capital and imagine their lives while looking around the reconstructed architecture; “Suzaku-mon Gate,” “Imperial Audience Hall,” “Suzaku-oji Avenue,” and “Embassy ship to Tang Dynasty China.”
・Participate in programs where you can experience ancient lives and cultures at facilities in the park.
・Enjoy lunch at a restaurant in the park.
・Visit “Yamato Koriyama” after lunch by a local train.
・Enjoy strolling through the castle town, where traditional Japanese streetscapes and lives still remain. Also, visit a traditional Japanese confectioner with a history of more than 400 years and then go to see goldfish, local specialty.
・The last stop is Koriyama Castle, a symbol of the town where local people often find a haven for rest.
16:40 The tour ends in Yamato Koriyama (JR Koriyama Station).
* Information on local transportation to the meeting location or to your accommodation will be given before the tour ends.
* Time and contents may be changed without a prior notice due to a local situation.
|Requirements for participation||Participants: 2 – 10 persons|
|Things to bring / required items||Nothing in particular
Please come in comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking.
|Included in this fee||・Guide in English
・Local bus ride from JR Nara Station (west exit) to Suzakumon-hiroba-mae Bus Stop
・Local train ride from Kintetsu Yamatosaidaiji Station to Kintetsu Yamatokoriyama Station
・Experience (Japanese confectionery and goldfish scooping)
|Not included in fees||・Drinks
・Other personal expenses
|Meeting location||JR Nara Station (west exit), No.13 Bus Stop|
|Meeting location Detail||Meeting time (09:40)
* A guide is waiting for you at the meeting location.
|Address of meeting location||
1-1 Sanjo-honmachi, Nara-city, Nara-prefecture
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|Payment method||Payment by credit card|
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Nara Visitors Bureau is a DMC (Destination Management Company) based in this ancient city Nara. We offer various tours that are not just sight-seeing visits, but are cultural and historical experiences which you can feel, touch and taste the real Nara.
Experience an historical adventure.
Company:Nara Visitor's Bureau
Address:3 Ikeno-cho Nara-city Nara-prefecture