4 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Nara Itinerary

4 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Nara Itinerary

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Osaka
— 1 night
2
Kyoto
— 1 night
3
Nara
— 1 night

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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.
On the 5th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Mizuno Sportology Gallery and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, wander the streets of Dotombori District, thencontemplate the long history of Osaka Castle, thenexamine the collection at The World Money Box Museum, and finally soak in some Japanese tradition at Arima Onsen.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Osaka day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Osaka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in February, with highs in Osaka at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The World Money Box Museum, Arima Onsen
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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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.
On the 7th (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District, thenhike along Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course, thencontemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto holiday maker app.

Take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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 8th (Sat): walk around Nara Park and then appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nara holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Nara are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nara

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

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