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Osaka,Kyoto & Nara / 2~4 days

School Excursion

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Tokyo & vicinity
Osaka,Kyoto & Nara
•1~4 days
•5~8 days
Option - Hiroshima
Arrive in Osaka

Sightseeing in Osaka
(Osaka Castle, Dotombori, eat Okonomiyaki)

Osaka Castle
Osaka Castle
Dotombori
Dotombori
Okonomiyaki
Okonomiyaki
Built in 1585. In 1997 the dungeon was renovated. The outside wall was re-painted and the ornamental pats were repaired and re-gilded. Inside the dungeon is a good history museum.

Dotombori is the biggest downtown in Osaka. Advertising displays such as neon of a figure of famous sweet, huge moving crab-shaped and octopus-shaped board, moving dolls and boards shaped of animals, etc. draw attention of people.

Okonomiyaki is a pancake made from flour, egg, cabbage, pork and shrimps etc. with special sauce on top. It is popular as it is freshly cooked in front of you and is cheap and delicious.

Morning: Leave Osaka for Kyoto
Sightseeing in Kyoto
( Kinkakuji Temple, Ryoanji Temple, Kiyomizudera Temple, etc)

Kinkakuji Temple
Kinkakuji Temple
Ryoanji Temple
Ryoanji Temple
Kiyomizudera Temple
Kiyomizudera Temple
Built in 1397. It was burned down in 1950 and reconstructed in 1955. Its 3-tier tower facing a pond called Kyokochi is opulent and deluxe, gilded with gold in 2 or 3 layers. A World Heritage site.

Built in 1450. Its famous garden is created with 15 stones and white gravels, without use of plants. Its simplicity is said to express the spirit of Zen. A World Heritage site.

It is said to be built in 798. Most of the current buildings were reconstructed in 1633. Its main building is constructed without a nail and jutting out of a cliff. The view from the building is superb. A World Heritage site.


Sightseeing in Kyoto
(Arashiyama, Sagano, etc)

Maiko
Maiko
Arashiyama
Arashiyama
Sagano
Sagano
Maiko girls practice various arts like dancing, playing samisen, tea ceremony, etc. to entertain customers. They are normally 15-20 years old. They have traditional Japanese hair style and wear Furisode (a kind of Kimono).

Arashiyama and Sagano are spots that has been fascinating people for a long time by the beauty of nature – cherry blossoms in spring, greens in summer, red and yellow trees in autumn and winter scenery.