6 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Nara Itinerary

6 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Nara Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9 h
1
Osaka
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Nara
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
4
Osaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Singapore

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Osaka

Osaka
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Singapore to Osaka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect Osaka to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 17°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nishiki Market Shopping District, Tofuku-ji Temple, Nijo Castle, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and then contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through The Bamboo Forest Trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tenryuji Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and finally hunt for treasures at Nishiki Market Shopping District.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online travel planner.

Kyoto is just a stone's throw from Osaka. In October, daytime highs in Kyoto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Nishiki Market Shopping District ©
Nishiki Market Shopping District

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Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): walk around Nara Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kofuku-ji Temple.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Nara online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. In October, daytime highs in Nara are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine
Kofuku-ji Temple
Kofuku-ji Temple

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Minami (Namba) as well as Namba City. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take a stroll through Minami (Namba) and then take a stroll through Dotombori. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then browse the different shops at Namba City, and then take a stroll through Dotombori.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Osaka driving holiday app.

Getting from Nara to Osaka by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Traveling from Nara in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Osaka, with lows of 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
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Dotombori ©
Dotombori
Dotombori ©
Dotombori
Minami (Namba) ©
Minami (Namba)

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