Check out Horyu-ji Temple and Yakushi-ji Temple—just two of the popular sights around Yamatotakada.

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Natural Parks

Top Hotels in Yamatotakada

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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HOTEL WOO - Adults Only
3 out of 5
Nakaimazato 10-31, Yamatotakada
$67/night
Jul 26 - Jul 27
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)

"リモコンの反応が遅かった 予約したのでメンバーズ会員に成れずホテルのサービスが(食事)受けられなかった。 結局 安くは宿泊出来たが食事等で追加料金を払う事になったのが残念。"…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

HOTEL WOO - Adults Only
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RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka
4.5 out of 5
5-3-68 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka
$76/night
Jul 19 - Jul 20
4.3/5Excellent! (4,624 reviews)

"Pro: Shuttle bus, very roomie. Con: it seems the hotel is a bit old in general; one toilet was missing a ceiling cover but got it fixed after I spoke to the staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2019

RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka
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Sotetsu Grand Fresa Osaka-Namba
3 out of 5
1-1-13 Nipponbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
$44/night
Jul 21 - Jul 22
4.3/5Excellent! (3,528 reviews)

"Near main attractions like Dotonbori and Namba Shopping district."…"

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Sotetsu Grand Fresa Osaka-Namba

Popular things to do in Yamatotakada

Osaka Castle
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Osaka Castle

Engage with Japan's rich history at this 16th-century site, where dramatic battlegrounds have made way for a peaceful park with cherry trees. 

Osaka Science Museum
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Osaka Science Museum

Osaka Science Museum is a popular museum in Osaka with a rich history. Discover the top-notch restaurants and entertainment choices in this walkable area.

Tsutenkaku Tower
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Tsutenkaku Tower

Come to marvel at the tower that reaches to heaven and meet Billiken, the god of happiness and good luck.

Umeda Sky Building
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Umeda Sky Building

Visit the jewel of Shin Umeda City to see one of the world’s most special engineering feats and observe the illuminated city from its observation deck.

Shitennoji Temple
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Shitennoji Temple

Find a moments peace in Japan’s first Buddhist temple and explore its turtle-filled gardens and towering pagodas.

Osaka Museum of History
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Osaka Museum of History

Osaka Museum of History is a popular museum in Osaka with a rich history. Discover the top-notch restaurants and entertainment choices in this walkable area.

Top activities in Yamatotakada

Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour
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Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour

$145

Explore the must-see sights of history-rich Kyoto, including the spectacular Nijo Castle, eminent Kinkaku-ji, and grand Kyoto Imperial Palace. In the afternoon, embark for Nara, home of pacific Nara Park and the famous temple of Todai-ji.

Full-Day Kyoto & Nara Tour with Nara Park Entry
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Full-Day Kyoto & Nara Tour with Nara Park Entry

$188

Relish the beauty of Japanese culture on this full-day tour to Kyoto and Nara. View the iconic sites at Kyoto like Nijō Castle, Kinkakuji Temple, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. After lunch, explore popular Nara attractions like Tōdaiji Temple, Nara Park, and Kasuga-taisha Shrine.

Nara Afternoon Tour
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Nara Afternoon Tour

$71

Embark on an afternoon trip from Kyoto to the neighboring city of Nara, where you explore a temple that contains Japan's largest Buddha. Tame deer greet you on the verdant grounds of a city center park, and you get a glimpse of historic treasures at Kasuga Grand Shrine.

Kyoto & Nara One Day Private Tour with Nara Park Entry
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Kyoto & Nara One Day Private Tour with Nara Park Entry

$218

Discover the cities of Kyoto and Nara on this full-day private tour. Marvel at cultural sites in Kyoto like Nijo Castle and Kinkakuji Temple, and Kiyomizu-dera Temple Break for a local lunch before exploring Nara, with sites like Todaiji Temple, Nara Park, and Kasuga-taisha .

Morning Walking Tour of Nara
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Morning Walking Tour of Nara

$70

Immerse yourself in the tranquility and historic of Nara, taking the train from Kyoto to stroll around UNESCO-listed temples, deer-filled parks, and Buddhist statues. Along the way, listen to your guide share insight into the area's spiritual heritage and cultural significance.

Private Full-Day Nara Tour from Osaka via Taxi
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Private Full-Day Nara Tour from Osaka via Taxi

$105

Take a day to venture out of Osaka to the city of Nara, which was the capital of Japan until the late 8th century. Chauffeured in a private taxi, you can see all of the ancient city's historic landmarks, including Todai Temple, Kasuga Taisha, and the famous wild deer of Nara Park.