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Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options

Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options

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This guided tour helps you discover lots of Kyoto’s dispersed temples, shrines, and cultural attractions in one day. Save time researching and planning your trip, by having the itinerary organized for you. Travel in an air-conditioned coach for a hassle-free day. Highlights include Kiyomizu-Dera Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sagano Bamboo Forest, and Tenryuji Temple.
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  • 5 hours 25 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.30
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Covers major Kyoko highlights

Excellent one day tour of Kyoto attractions. Covered the main must see shrines and temples. Well guided and very informative.

Wayne_S, Mar 2020

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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/Kyoto

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/Kyoto

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Spend a day exploring historic neighborhoods, visiting temples, and shopping on a full-day tour from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe. Explore the Arashiyama district, tour the Kinkaku-ji Temple and Nara Park, and take in the stores at Kobe MOSAIC. This tour includes Kinkaku-ji entrance fee, as well as pickup from Kyoto Station, Umeda, Nippombashi or Namba. Opt for a buffet or shabu shabu lunch and/or a Kobe steak or an all-you-can-eat shabu shabu dinner.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.45
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$92.45
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka/Kyoto

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka/Kyoto

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Take a deep dive into traditional Japanese culture and history during this full-day trip to Kyoto and Nara from the center of Kyoto or Osaka. Enjoy the atmosphere of Kyoto’s Arashiyama district and admire the beautiful grounds of the Kinkaku-ji temple. Then head to Nara and see the wild deer of Nara Park. Multiple pickup points and lunch upgrade options are available.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.91
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka/Kyoto

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka/Kyoto

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Enrich yourself with the fascinating history of Kyoto’s numerous UNESCO-listed temples and shrines during this day trip from Osaka. Explore the seemingly endless ‘torii’ gates at Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, visit Kiyomizu-dera temple, and explore Kinkaku-ji temple. Customize your trip by adding on a deluxe or standard Japanese style lunch, and select from four pickup points.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.91
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12-Hour Sightseeing Trip from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe

12-Hour Sightseeing Trip from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe

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A guided sightseeing trip to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe makes it easy to see the highlights of each location, like the Kyoto Arashiyama, Nara Park, and Kobe Mosaic. Board a comfortable bus for this day trip from Osaka to make the most of a day away from the city. Opt for an upgrade to a buffet or set lunch and shabu-shabu dinner.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.45
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$92.45
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Sagano Romantic Train & Arashiyama, Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari Taisha Day Tour

Sagano Romantic Train & Arashiyama, Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari Taisha Day Tour

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Osaka is a convenient base from which to explore the rest of Japan. Explore two UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kyoto with ease on a hassle-free day trip from Osaka, the ideal choice for first-time visitors with limited time. You’ll experience a romantic train ride to Sagano, home to Arashiyama Park, and tick off the vivid Fushimi Inari Shrine without the hassle of traveling between landmarks alone.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.91
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$71.91
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Day Trip by Bus from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto and Nara

Day Trip by Bus from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto and Nara

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This day bus trip from the central of Osaka or Kyoto to Arashiyama and Nara, is the perfect option for travelers with limited time in Japan. Save hours planning your route, and waiting for public transport, and instead enjoy a well planned itinerary. Choose from multiple convenient pickup points, and visit top highlights in Kyoto such as Arashiyama, Sagano Bamboo Forest and Nara Park. All transportation and entrance fees are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.91
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Private Alphard Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Alphard Hire in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

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Hire your own private driver to take you around the Osaka or Kyoto regions for the day. Customize your own itinerary with your driver and see the attractions that are of most interest to you such as the Osaka Castle, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Select an English-, Chinese-, or Japanese-speaking driver and learn about the history of each location.
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$758.70
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$758.70
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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-Day Tour from Osaka

Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-Day Tour from Osaka

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Discover the Peace Memorial City Hiroshima and visit the magnificent landmarks in a day! The tour start from Shin Osaka station by the Bullet train "Shinkansen". Travel on an air-conditioned coach in Hiroshima and get the chance to visit The Peace Memorial Park, The Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine. Also, visit the Peace Memorial Museum. Choose your departure city from Osaka or Kyoto. This tour is operated with English speaking tour assistant and Multilingual Audio Guide in the bus.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$338.31
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$338.31
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka/Kyoto (with Halal Lunch)

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka/Kyoto (with Halal Lunch)

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Enjoy a day learning about Japan’s culture and historic sites on this day trip to Kyoto and Nara. You won’t have to worry about understanding Japan’s public transport system, as a bus will take you between dispersed sites. Tour stops included Arashiyama district, Sagano Bamboo Forest, Kinkaku-ji temple and Nara Park. You’ll be accompanied by a guide, and will be treated to a delicious halal lunch too.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.45
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka/Kyoto (with Halal Lunch)

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka/Kyoto (with Halal Lunch)

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Leave Osaka for the temples of Kyoto on a day trip that includes visits to the distinctive orange gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine, along with Arashiyama town, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and Kinkakuji Temple (aka the Golden Pavilion). You’ll start with a pickup from Kyoto Station, Namba, or Umeda, and then travel with a host to check out the UNESCO-listed temples and shrines around Kyoto. A halal lunch is also included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.45
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Mt. Gozaisho Ropeway,Nabana no Sato for Illumination and Begonia Garden!

Mt. Gozaisho Ropeway,Nabana no Sato for Illumination and Begonia Garden!

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・To view preciously enthralling winter landscape of Mt. Gozaisho by ropeway. It is a can't-miss snow spot for visitors coming to Kansai area in winter! ・Highlight of this trip is the “Frozen Tree” and the artificial “Frozen Waterfall”. You will have time to stay at the mountain peak to appreciate the amazing scenery. ・Make a fun experience of Japan’s largest scale illumination at “Nabana no Sato” Park, and being surrounded by great amount of glittering lights! ・Departure from and return to same location of Mainichi Newspapers Building by Nishi Umeda Park of Osaka, and can be easily accessed by public transportation. ・English-speaking guide will accompany the tour,and less worry for communication.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$126.65
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$126.65
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Bus Trip from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto Meet Maiko in Gion and Kyoto Tour

Bus Trip from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto Meet Maiko in Gion and Kyoto Tour

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If you’ve got limited time in Japan, tick off Kyoto’s top sights with ease on a day trip from Osaka. Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, which include Fushimi Inari Shrine and the district of Gion. Plus, unlike on conventional Kyoto tours, you’ll watch a maiko (apprentice geisha) performance and take part in a tea ceremony.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$133.54
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Biwako Valley Ski Resort Round-Trip Transport from Osaka

Biwako Valley Ski Resort Round-Trip Transport from Osaka

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Spend a day in the snowy peaks around Biwako Valley ski resort in Shiga Prefecture. This round-trip transport option lets you travel from the city of Osaka with ease, freeing up your day to focus on sledging, skiing, snowboarding, without worrying about the logistics. Choose between a day-long lift pass or a meal voucher to spend in the resort when you board your coach.
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  • 12 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.73
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Osaka Kimono rental Wafuku Sakura

Osaka Kimono rental Wafuku Sakura

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You can walk around in kimono in Osaka, one of the most popular travel destinations in the world right now. "I want to take pictures in kimono at many instagrammable places in Osaka" "I want to take pictures in kimono at many instagrammable places in Osaka" Why not enjoy traveling in Osaka to the fullest? We will give you our unique map for instagrammable spots! Upload beautiful pictures of yourself and Osaka to Instagram or facebook!!! It is a great kimono rental service that offers various options within the package fee. Change clothes to kimono and enjoy sightseeing in Osaka with plenty of instagrammable spots.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.98
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$42.98

Osaka Gourmet Walk

Osaka Gourmet Walk

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If you want the convenience of a food tour but prefer to have the freedom of independent exploration, this self-guided gourmet walk combines both. Pick up eight Osaka Gourmet Walk vouchers and choose where to use them from 60 specially selected eateries serving such local favorites as takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and sushi
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  • 1 hour to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.80
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$39.80

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/Kyoto (with Halal Meals)

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/Kyoto (with Halal Meals)

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To explore beyond Osaka, this is the perfect day tour to go on. You’ll travel in a comfortable vehicle to Kyoto, and see multiple highlights such as the Arashiyama district and Sagano Bamboo Forest. Other top sites visited include Kinkaku-ji temple, Nara Park, and Kobe MOSAIC. Take the stress out of planning where to eat, as a Japanese-style halal lunch and bento dinner are included.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.27
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Dotonbori Pirates Cruise - 20 minutes cruise

Dotonbori Pirates Cruise - 20 minutes cruise

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Speaking of Osaka sightseeing is here! Dotonbori Pirates Cruise! This cruise around the Dotonbori River for about 20 minutes. The view from the river looks different from the view from the ground, and you can visit famous spots such as various forms of bridges and Glico Sign.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$8.73
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$8.73

1-Day Bus Tour from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe (with Halal Meals)

1-Day Bus Tour from Osaka/Kyoto to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe (with Halal Meals)

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You only have a short time in Kansai, and you want to make the most of it. With this guided day trip from the center of Osaka or Kyoto, it’s easy to explore the region and see the highlights of each location by coach. Visit Kyoto’s scenic Arashiyama district, tour the Todaiji Temple (own expense), meet the divine deer of Nara, and spend the evening shopping at the Kobe Mosaic. Enjoy a Japanese-style halal lunch and bento dinner.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.27
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Multi-Day Bus Tour of Shirakawago, Mt. Fuji from Osaka/Kyoto (Economy Hotel)

Multi-Day Bus Tour of Shirakawago, Mt. Fuji from Osaka/Kyoto (Economy Hotel)

This three-day, two-night tour is an ideal trip for travelers who want to see some of Japan’s most beautiful and iconic places, but don’t have very much time in the country. You’ll start this tour in Osaka, stop at Kyoto, and a number of places on the way, such as lakes, mountains, markets, and more before you reach Tokyo. This tour takes the hassle out of traveling around Japan, and you’ll see much more than you’d be able to if traveling independently.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$380.07
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Kuromon, Houzenji & Namba area walking tour

Kuromon, Houzenji & Namba area walking tour

A guide that will familiarize you with the local area of Osaka's attractive shopping streets. Mainly, walking and walking tours do not include food and drinks on the way. The guide will explain the history and origins of Hozenji Temple and Kuromon Market. Departs day and night. Travel time is about 2 hours, izakaya, sushi shop, takoyaki Guides such as delicious shop information will be introduced.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.40
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Baggage storage at Namba to RakuRaku Baggage Storage

Baggage storage at Namba to RakuRaku Baggage Storage

Before check-in or check-out at the property, leave your luggage at RakuRaku Baggage Storage to enjoy shopping and sightseeing with ease. You can skip the time to look for coin lokers, and you can put your extra luggage into your bag as often as you like.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$4.98
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Alpine Route 3D2N from Osaka to Tokyo (Economy Hotel)

Alpine Route 3D2N from Osaka to Tokyo (Economy Hotel)

This 3 days and 2 night tour allows you to experience some of the most popular places in central Japan in a short amount of time. The tour leaves from either Kyoto or Osaka, and takes you on a flash journey through the old picturesque Japan, through Shirakawago, Hida Takayama. Enjoy Alpine Route freely on your own. Last day will taking you to enjoy the view of Mt Fuji before dropping you off in Tokyo. You will also have the chance to explore Kanazawa City freely for 1 hour on your own! There are a few of sightseeing places such us Kenrokuen Garden, 21st Century Museum, Kanazwa Castle, etc.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$540.09
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Multi-Day Bus Tour of Shirakawago, Mt. Fuji from Osaka (Superior Hotel)

Multi-Day Bus Tour of Shirakawago, Mt. Fuji from Osaka (Superior Hotel)

This 2 days and 1 night tour allows you to experience some of the most popular places in central Japan in a short amount of time. The tour leaves from either Kyoto or Osaka, and takes you on a flash journey through the old picturesque Japan, through Shirakawago, Hida Takayama and Mt Fuji before dropping you off in Tokyo.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$421.16
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Private Commuter (13 seat) in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Private Commuter (13 seat) in Osaka Kyoto Nara Kobe with English Speaking Driver

Toyota Commuter can fit max 13 passenger with 1 driver. This tour offers a dedicated car with driver to travel around Osaka Kyoto Kobe and Nara sightseeing spots. Suggested Itinerary: Osaka Area: Hotel in Osaka -> Osaka Castle -> Osaka Bay Area -> Shinsekai -> Hotel in Osaka Kyoto Area: Hotel in Osaka-> Kiyomizu Temple -> Fushimi Inari Taisha -> Arashiyama (Bamboo Forest) -> Hotel in Osaka You are also free to customize your own itinerary
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  • 11 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$930.34
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