Ancient Japan

  • Port

    Kobe, Japan

  • Activity level


  • Activity type


  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Price per adult


    USDTBC per person

  • Minimum age


  • Duration

    10.5 Hours

  • Meals included


One of Japan’s most famous temples is the Todaiji Temple in Nara. Known for the great image of Buddha, which has become a symbol of Nara, the building itself is the largest existing wooden structure in the world.
The Kasuga Taisha Shrine was originally constructed in 768 AD, and has been rebuilt over 50 times in accordance with Shinto custom to purify the site. View the 2,000 stone lanterns lining the pathways, before passing through the ‘Torii Gate’ to see the unique architecture and the brilliant vermilion and green halls.
Luncheon is a combination of Western and Japanese-style cuisine served at a local hotel or restaurant.
The Golden Pavilion (Exterior View) is one of Kyoto’s ‘must sees’. The three storey pavilion is covered in gold leaf, and also features tranquil gardens and a serene pond.
Pillars against the side of the mountain support the magnificent wooden construction of the Kiyomizu Dera Temple. The temple, which was built in ‘Yosemune-zukuri’ style, is unique in that not one nail has been used in its construction. From the balcony there are wonderful views over the city of Kyoto (weather permitting.