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6 Nara

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Nara is the capital city of Nara Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan. The city occupies the northern part of Nara Prefecture,
directly bordering KyotoPrefecture. Eight temples, shrines and ruins in Nara, specifically Tōdai-ji, Saidai-ji, Kōfuku-ji, Kasuga Shrine,
Gangō-ji, Yakushi-ji, Tōshōdai-ji and the Heijō Palace remains, together with Kasugayama Primeval Forest, collectively form "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara", a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
(by Wikipedia)

Please visit the Nara city website : http://narashikanko.or.jp/en/ ya


 Access

 midori_pin JR Shinkansen

 You can purchase tickets of the Shinkansen at JR Ticket Office (Midori-no-madoguchi), Travel Service
 Center (View Plaza), Ticket vending machines at Station or JTB travel agent offices at iias Tsukuba Mall
 2F and JTB travel agent offices at Aeon Taukuba Mall. 
 Regarding ticketing of JR East : http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ticket/index.htmlya

  There are two ways access to Nara.

   1 Fare: 13,620yen ( 8,750yen + Special Express fee 4,870yen)

      Tokyo Station 
       ya1  JR Shinkansen (about 140 min.) <Timetable ya>
     Kyoto Station
       ya1  JR Miyakoji rapid ya(48min.) 
     JR Nara Station


   2 Fare: 1) 14,210 yen [(8,210yen+620yen)+(Special express fee 4,870yen+510yen)]
        2) 13,700yen [(8,210yen+620yen)+Special express fee 4,870yen)

    Tokyo Station 
       ya1  1)・2) JR Shinkansen ”Nozomi ”(142min.) <Timetableya>
    Kintetsi Kyoto Station
       ya1  Kintetsu Co. Tourist Guide, Tometableya
    Kintetsu Nara Station


 midori_pin HYPERDIA Website is the convenient website that can check timetables and routes in English and 
   Chinese. http://www.hyperdia.com/en/ ya

 midori_pin Express Bus(Highway bus)

  There are Highway buses between Tokyo and Nara.
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Between Tokyo Sta. and Nara Sta.: Night Express bus (Click hereya) in Japanese 
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 Between Shinjuku Bus Terminal and Nara Sta.Nara Kotsu Bus (Click hereya)    

 Links

 shikaku=orenge JNTO Nara Walks : http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/location/rtg/pdf/pg- 507.pdf ya
 shikaku=orenge Nara Sightseeing Info.: http://www.pref.nara.jp/dd_aspx_itemid-79931.htm#itemid79931 ya
 shikaku=orenge JTB Sunrise Tours (from Kyoto or Osaka): https://www.jtb.co.jp/shop/itdw/info/e/list2011.asp ya

 updated: 2017-06-07
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