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Brilliant

What amazing tour we had with nobuko. She was very well spoken in English and told us lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
phyllismcmillan5
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Wellington, New Zealand
Amazing

Thank you so much to Sayoko ('Lucky') for an amazing tour on Sunday September 16th and providing us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catrina26
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Sydney, Australia
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NARAWALK offers daily walking tours in Nara Park. Available every day from March 1 through November 30. We also offer customized private tours to meet your needs. Visit our Facebook sites for recent tour photos etc. We also offer tours in Kyoto as...more
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1-543-65 Shikishimacho | Meet at JR Nara Station, Central Exit, Nara 631-0031, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What amazing tour we had with nobuko. She was very well spoken in English and told us lots of interesting facts. Nobuko didn't mind all the questions we had for her and was very knowledgeable. She did say she found rugby rules hard to understand...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Nobuko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm really glad to know you and your mother enjoyed the tour. Also, I'm so surprised to know your mother is in her...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you so much to Sayoko ('Lucky') for an amazing tour on Sunday September 16th and providing us with a greater insight into Nara's history. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it. Thanks also for the tour company for putting up with...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Lucky. *************** I really appreciate your quick and warm comment to TripAdviser. I didn’t expect such a message, so I’m very glad and I don't know how to thank you. I'm very happy...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Nara station with no plans and were fortunate to pump into our to be guide Mayumi at the entrance. We decided to join her and it turned out to be our own private tour. We learnt so much about the area and...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Mayumi. ******************* Thank you for the warm comment, which encouraged me a lot. I enjoyed myself by guiding you though it was so hot. As we talked, cherry blossoms in Nara are awesome....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went on this tour as part of my honeymoon with my wife. We had Sachiko Minamino as our guide. She did an excellent job leading us around and telling us about the shrines and temples. I felt that it was very interesting and informative....More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Sachiko. ***************** Thank you for choosing Nara Walk classic tour as a part of your honeymoon. It was a great pleasure for me to share such a precious time with you. So I...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We came to Nara on a day trip and hadn’t planned anything but were lucky enough to bump into our guide at the Nara station on arrival. Even better - we were the only 2 on the tour that morning and had our private guide....More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Mayumi. *************** Thank you for sending us a good review. I was so pleased to hear that you liked our tour. I hope you will enjoy the rest of your trip in japan...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

We were glad to stroll through the cultural landmarks of the Nara park with the morning tour. Ms Makiko was our very knowledgeable tour guide, lovely personality, and well-versed in English. Lucky us we were able to witness a religious ceremony and with additional information...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Makiko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a great pleasure for me to guide such nice people as you two! I'm happy to know you enjoyed our tour...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a fabulous time in Nara with our personalized tour. Our guide met us at the train station and asked us if there was anything we wanted to change about the scheduled tour. She showed us on the map where we'd be going and...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Yasue. *************** Thank you for your kind review and thank you for surviving the heat that day! It is always a pleasure to accompany wonderful people. Thank you again for joining us and...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Reiko was the sweetest tour guide who made sure she established what we were personally interested in so the tour could be totally tailored. We were able to feed the turtles in the lake, wander gently around the old streets, learn about the historical quirks,...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Reiko. *************** Thank you very much for your warm review! I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour. I think you already got back and everything is fine with you. Even...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

As you can imagine this is all about how the guide is. Our guide was excellent, knowledgeable and very accommodating. She knew what we liked and what would interest us. Kept us away from most crowds and told us a lot about the history. Didn't...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for sending us your review! We are happy to know our guide kept your heart sunny in the rain. We hope to bring you sunny smiles again on your next visit to Japan!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Reiko-san is an amazing guide. She stayed up late at night to make a dozen origami deer to give to each member of our group as a present. She customized the tour to focus on the information we wanted to learn. She conveyed information in...More

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Saminakyo, マネージャー at NARAWALK, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Following is a response from your guide, Reiko. *************** Thank you very much for your kind review. Those two days were very special and unforgettable to me. Now I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed the days, too. Thanks...More

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leonard b
5 June 2018|
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Response from Saminakyo | Property representative |
Nara Park Classic Tour starts at 10:00 am everyday. Duration: around 3 hours. The meeting point: in front of the ticket gate of JR Nara Station. 3,000 yen per person, including entrance fee of Todaiji Temple. No... More
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tripkoito
8 December 2015|
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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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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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