sightseeingresources

An ever expanding array of downloadable PDFs, pamphlets and links to trusted outlets of tourism services, guides and rentals. 

Rent a cycle

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Nara Bike Share

JR & Kintestu Nara Stations

Electric assisted bicycles available

Ports located throughout the park, including the wood deck at the Nara Visitor Center & Inn

Ekirin-kun

JR Nara Station

Electric assisted bicycles available

Located next to  the JR Nara station

Free for JR West Rail Pass users

Yamato Kanko

JR Nara Station

Electric assisted bicycles available

Overnight and multi-day rental

Child seats and kids bicycles available

Nara Rent-A-Cycle

Kintetsu Nara Station

Electric assisted bicycles available

Overnight and multi-day rental

Child seats and kids bicycles available

Nako Rent-A-Cycle

Kintetsu Nara Station

Japanese Only (Language)

Electric assisted bicycles available

Located in front of Kintetsu Nara sta.

tour guides

Ekirin-kun

JR Nara Station

Electric assisted bicycles available

Located next to  the JR Nara station

Free for JR West Rail Pass users

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Nara Walk

Professional Guided Tours

Guided tours available in

English & French

Yamato Kanko

JR Nara Station

Electric assisted bicycles available

Overnight and multi-day rental

Child seats and kids bicycles available

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Nara Guide Club

Free Volunteer Guide Group

Free guided tours available in

English, Chinese & Korean

Nara Rent-A-Cycle

Kintetsu Nara Station

Electric assisted bicycles available

Overnight and multi-day rental

Child seats and kids bicycles available

Nara Student Guide

Free Volunteer Guide Group

Free guided tours available in English

Nako Rent-A-Cycle

Kintetsu Nara Station

Japanese Only (Language)

Electric assisted bicycles available

Located in front of Kintetsu Nara sta.

Goodwill Guides

Free Volunteer Guide Group

Free guided tours available in English

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Nara SGG Club

Free Volunteer Guide Group

Free guided tours available in English, French & German.

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PDF

Downloads

“Preparation time is never wasted time.” 

Anonymous

Traveling on instinct and simply seeing where the mood takes you can be very rewarding, but most prefer to prepare their trips thoroughly in advance. To that end, we have made a collection of maps and brochures available for you to download, save and print out.

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  • Heijokyo Area Map

    "Historical Monuments"

    Covering the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara" including Heijyo Imperial Palace, Yakushi-ji Temple, Toshodai-ji Temple, Kiko-ji Temple, Saidai-ji Temple, Daian-ji Temple, hotels and restaurants.

    Published by Nara Visitor's Bureau.

  • Nara City Sightseeing Map

    A comprehensive map of Nara city covering many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There's also a QR link to audio guides in several languages. The reverse also has a handy bus route map.

    Published by Nara City

Yagyu Kaido

Yagyu Kaido is an ancient route running from the center of Nara city to the village of Yagyu and passing through the valley between Mt. Kasuga and Mt. Takamodo.

Published by Nara City.

Français

English

Wakakusayama & Kasugayama

Primeval Forest Routes

An illustrated map of 3 hiking trails. Wakasayama Mountain Trail, Takisaka-no-Michi Path and Kasugayama Mountain Trail.

中文

English

  • Nara Kotsu Bus Pamphlet

    Useful information about how to buy tickets, city bus day passes, recommended sightseeing routes, timetables, fares and Nara City Main Bus Route Map.

    English

    한국어

    简体字

    繁体字

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