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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 : ya


 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 Mall Tsukuba
 2F and JTB travel agent offices at Aeon Mall Tsukuba. Reservations by telephone are not accepted.
 Regarding ticketing of JR East :

  There are two ways access to Nara.

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

      Tokyo Station 
         JR Shinkansen (about 140 min.) <Timetable ya>
     Kyoto Station
         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 
         1)・2) JR Shinkansen ”Nozomi ”(142min.) <Timetableya>
    Kintetsi Kyoto Station
         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. ya

 midori_pin Express Bus(Highway bus)

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


  JNTO Nara Walks  
  Nara Sightseeing Info. 
  JTB Sunrise Tours (from Kyoto or Osaka) 
  Nara Walk
  Japan (Transportation in Japan): Transportation, Japan Sightseeing Guide
  Willer Express (Easy online booking) : List of Highway-bus Service Routes.
  Japan Economy Hotel Group
  Hotel & Ryokan Search (Japan Ryokan & Hotel Association)

 updated: 2019-12-02