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NARAWALK

1-543-65 Shikishimacho | Meet at JR Nara Station, Central Exit, Nara 631-0031, Nara Prefecture
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Great walk tour!

Very nice tour, walking the park in some off beaten areas. Great guides. Small groups. Great for a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paulo L
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Great way to get around

We spent 3 hours today walking around the huge Nara park with our guide. He was wonderful and told... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
hicksylou
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Malua Bay, Australia
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NARAWALK offers daily walking tours in Nara Park. Available everyday from March 1 through November 30. We also offer customized private tours to meet your needs. Visit our Facebook sites to see what our previous customers have said about NARAWALK tours!
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“classic tour” (18 reviews)
“morning tour” (10 reviews)
“private tour” (14 reviews)
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1-543-65 Shikishimacho | Meet at JR Nara Station, Central Exit, Nara 631-0031, Nara Prefecture
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"classic tour"
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"morning tour"
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"private tour"
in 14 reviews
"walking tour"
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"great tour"
in 7 reviews
"japanese culture"
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"spoke excellent english"
in 4 reviews
"sake tasting"
in 8 reviews
"afternoon walk"
in 3 reviews
"knowledgeable guide"
in 3 reviews
"answers to our questions"
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"perfect guide"
in 2 reviews
"highly recommend the tour"
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"tour ended"
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"popular sights"
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"well worth the cost"
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"nara park"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice tour, walking the park in some off beaten areas. Great guides. Small groups. Great for a long discussion and questions...More

Thank Paulo L
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. Responses from your guides are as follows. *************** Thank you for your kind review! I’m very glad to know that you liked the walking tour. I hope you could enjoy very peaceful atmosphere of Nara. Hope to welcome you back...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent 3 hours today walking around the huge Nara park with our guide. He was wonderful and told us a lot of history and we wouldn’t have got to see as much with out doing the tour. Highly recommend you do the tour! We...More

Thank hicksylou
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Shigeru. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review! I’m very glad to know that you liked the walking tour. It was also my pleasure sharing pleasant time with you. I hope...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Nara Walk with our guide Yoshi, who was the most historically knowledgeable and well-spoken guide we had on our entire trip to Japan. We had 2 teachers in our group who asked specific and historical questions, Yoshi was able to answer each...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yoshi. *************** Thank you for your warm review! I’m so happy to know that you enjoyed the tour. I also had a great time with you in the most beautiful season here. There...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time in Nara with our guide Yoshi; very knowledgeable about the area and history. Took us to the furtherest spot in the morning to ditch the crowd. Was very nice to walk in peace and quit with deer all around. A very...More

Thank Brian S
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yoshi. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review!   I am very happy to have shared a wonderful time with you in the most beautiful season here. I hope you will come...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Yoshiko was our guide for the day and she was phenomenal! Pleasant to be around and extremely knowledgeable, we couldn't have asked for more. She made our trip to Nara one to remember and I would highly recommend. Thank you for the fantastic day, Yoshiko!More

Thank Zanis M
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yoshiko. *************** Dear Zanis-san, I really appreciate you remember me and posted a wonderful review on us. I am very happy to have shared a good time with you and your family. Just...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

My husband and I did the "NaraWalk Nara Park Classic Tour" when we visited Japan last week on our honeymoon. Since it was the off-season, we were lucky enough to receive what was essentially a private tour. Our guide, Motoko Kitamoto, was incredibly knowledgeable about...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Motoko. *************** I really appreciate your kind words on my tour. I am glad that you liked it. It was my great pleasure to be a guide for the honeymooners. You are such...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017

My son and I were traveling to Japan with my 70+ mother so I wanted the trip to be comfortable for her while being informative enough for my Japanophile son. We did the right thing in hiring a private guide so we could switch between...More

Thank poonamallee
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Kay. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review!! It is so nice to travel with members of the three generations. It was impressive that you treated your mother so well, flying...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

I picked up a flyer about "Narawalk" in the tourist kiosk outside the JR station and decided to join the morning walk centered on Nara park and temples "Nara Park Classic Tour". I was the only one attending the tour so I get to ask...More

Thank Shane T
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yoshi. *************** Thank you so much for your warm review! I’m so happy to know that you enjoyed the tour! It was my great pressure to be your guide and share a wonderful...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

I whole-heartedly recommend this tour for it was packed with values. Kay was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and simply a professional. Her personal touch made this tour a lively & memorable event which I think will stay with me for a long time.More

Thank louise2042
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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Kay. *************** Thank you for your joining our classic tour and giving a warm review. It was such a perfect day for walking-fine & calm, for enjoying beautiful autumn color. The deer was...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

I was the only person who showed up for the morning tour so I essentially had a private guide. Yasue was very knowledgeable and well-prepared with pictures and diagrams to highlight the information she was giving me. The tour included gardens, temples, and shrines. Since...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yasue. *************** Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure welcoming you to Nara. After the days with two typhoons, I hope Nara brought you good memories for your Japan trip. Thank...More

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tripkoito
December 8, 2015|
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Response from Saminakyo | Property representative |
You can come to Nara by JR or by Kintetsu Railway. It will take about 50 minutes. By JR Nara Line, rapid trains bound for Nara run every 30 minutes.
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cc_choong
June 14, 2015|
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Response from Satomi2013 |
Thank you for your inquiry! You can book our tours on our website: NARAWALK. You can easily find us from the list of Nara attractions. If you would like to take a private tour, you will need to book in advance. If you... More
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liway2004
May 30, 2015|
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Response from Satomi2013 |
Dear Customer, Sorry, we are not a hotel, but a group of tour guides. For your information, the airport bus costs 2,050 yen per person from Kansai International Airport(KIX), and it takes 90 minutes to come to Nara.
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