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Enjoy the history of Nara and the night of Osaka for 1,700JPY!

March 26, 2019
NIPPON HODAI
Travel from Osaka to Nara using this discount pass and experience the rich history of Japan!

Get to Nara from Osaka-namba Station!

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"Osaka-namba Station" is a station of Kintetsu Railway and Hanshin Electric Railway. It takes less than 40 minutes to reach Nara from Osaka using the Kintetsu Line!

■Route
Train: Kintetsu Nara Line headed for Kintetsunara (rapid express)
Osaka-namba
⇩38 mins
Kintetsunara
大阪難波駅(OSAKA NAMBA STATION)
大阪府大阪市中央区難波4-1-17
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First let's have a breakfast!

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You can find different kinds of bread in this national chain store.

Walnut Bread 310JPY/ Coffee 260JPY

■Route
Bus: Nara Kotsu Bus Lines Route 61 headed for Rokuyaoncho
Kintetsunaraeki
⇩1 min
Kenchomae (Kofukuji)
リトルマーメイド 近鉄奈良駅前店(LITTLE MERMERD)
奈良県奈良市西御門町13-4
7am-9pm (Mon-Sat) / 8am-8pm (Sun, Hol)
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Travel around in bus 1: Kofukuji Temple

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Kofukuji Temple is a World Heritage Site and you can find a 50.1-meter-tall wooden Gojunoto (five-storied pagoda) there.

Don't forget to show your pass to get an admission discount on the Tokondo Hall and the National Treasure Hall!

Admission: National Treasure Hall 700JPY/ Tokondo Hall 300JPY

■Route
Bus: Nara Kotsu Bus Lines Route 1 for JR Naraeki
Kenchomae (Kofukuji)
⇩3 mins
Todaiji-daibutsuden ・ Kokuritsu-hakubutsukan
興福寺(KOFUKUJI TEMPLE)
奈良県奈良市登大路町48
9am- 5pm
http://www.kohfukuji.com/english.html
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Travel around in bus 2: Todaiji Temple

Being a Cultural Property of ancient Nara as well as a World Heritage Site, Todaiji Temple is not a place to be missed! You will definitely have a good time with the cute deers there!

Admission 600JPY

■Route
On foot
⇩1 min
東大寺(TODAIJI TEMPLE)
奈良県奈良市雑司町406-1
7:30 am-5:30 pm (Apr.-Oct) / 8 am-5 pm(Nov-Mar.)
http://www.todaiji.or.jp/english/index.html
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Have lunch near Todaiji Temple

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Visit this Soba noodle shop located right next to the bus stop of Todaiji Temple! You can find Soba and Udon at a reasonable price there. Remember to show your pass to receive a small gift!

Yamato Tea Noodles Set 850JPY/ Persimmon Leaf Sushi 850JPY

■Route
Bus No.2 City Circular・Outer Track headed for Kasugataisha-omotesando
Todaiji-daibutsuden ・ Kasugataishamae
⇩7 mins
Tanakacho (Naramachi-minamiguchi)
かすが茶屋(KASUGA CHAYA)
奈良県奈良市春日野町160
9 am-5 pm
Open all year round
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Travel around in bus 3: Gangoji Temple

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With a history of 1300 years, the National Treasure of Gangoji Temple is one of the Seven Great Temples of Nara. It was originally established as Hokoji Temple, which is the oldest Buddhist Temple in Japan.

Admission 500JPY

■PinnAR
On foot
⇩5 mins
元興寺(GANGOJI TEMPLE)
奈良県奈良市中院町11
9 am -5 pm
https://gangoji-tera.or.jp/en/
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Relax and have a cup of tea

You can find the shop "Sabo Nonnon" in the Nara Orient Museum of Naramachi. Enjoy the garden view as well as the retro atmosphere while having a cup of tea!

Starch dumpling 300JPY/ Amazake (sweet drink made from fermented rice) 500JPY

■Route
Bus: Nara Kotsu Bus Lines Route 2 headed for JR Naraeki
Tanakacho (Naramachi-minamiguchi)
⇩12 mins
Kintetsunaraeki
茶房暖暖(SABO NONNO)
奈良県奈良市西新屋町43 奈良オリエント館内
10am-3pm
Mon
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can you forget the Nara's specialty, "Kakinoha (persimmon leaf) Sushi"?

Before returning back to Osaka, don't forget to get yourself some Kakinoha Sushi! You can find them at the Kakinoha Sushi Noborioji shop right next to the Kintetsu Nara Station.

Kakinoha Sushi 8 pieces 1,089JPY

■Route
Train: Kintetsu Nara Line headed for Kobesannomiya (Hanshin)
Kintetsunara
⇩43 mins
Nippombashi

Train: Sakaisuji Line headed for Tengachaya
⇩2 mins
Ebisucho
柿の葉ずし登大路店(KAKINOHAZUSHI NOBORIOJI BRANCH)
奈良市東向中町2-1
9:00~19:00 (Depending on the season)
Open all year round
http://www.hiraso.jp/lang/english.html
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Head back to Osaka!

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Spend your afternoon in Nara and then back to Osaka for some fun at night! Visit the Tsutenkaku Tower for a great night view of Osaka!

Admission 700JPY

■Route
Train: Sakaisuji Line headed for Takatsukishi
Ebisucho
⇩ 1 min
Nippombashi

Train: Sennichimae Line headed for Nodahanshin
⇩1 min
Namba
通天閣(Tsutenkaku)
大阪市浪速区恵美須東1-18-6
9am-9pm
https://www.tsutenkaku.co.jp/
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Dinner at the the gourmet paradise of Dotombori!

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With a history of around 70 years, Boteju is a long-established specialized Okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake) store that is now a chain store. Enjoy the original taste of Okonomiyaki there!

Okonomiyaki with pork 850JPY
ぼてぢゅう 總本店/道頓堀(Botejyu Sohonten/Dotonbori)
大阪府大阪市中央区道頓堀1-6-15 Comradeドウトンビル 2F
11am-11 pm (L.O.10 pm)
http://www.botejyu.com/
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