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Kintetsu Nara Station General Tourist Information Center

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We arrived from Kyoto on the Kintetsu-Nara Limited Express Train. We made our way to the 1st floor... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Tourist Information Centre

- Can communicate in English - Well informative staff - Nice deer theme inside the centre - Can... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Wawanie R
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28 Higashi Mukinakamachi | 1F Kintetsu Nara Station Bldg., Nara 630-8215, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-24-4858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember this place from more than 10 years ago. They were very helpful. This time they were also helpful and pleasant but had trouble finding any helpful material. They seemed disorganised. Also they didn’t seem to have access to any computers which meant they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Grace B
Reviewed 24 May 2018

In a country which is very Japanese, it’s a relief to be able to get clear instructions in English. I’ve found every single tourist info station in Japan to provide excellent service from the best tourist information officers who genuinely love to help foreigners.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MinkaMelb
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This tourist information centre is outside the train station near the main road. It has free wifi and there are people there that speak English. We were looking for a particular restaurant and even though they hadn't heard of the restaurant they were able to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We arrived from Kyoto on the Kintetsu-Nara Limited Express Train. We made our way to the 1st floor (ground) through the East Exit, passed the fountain / statue of the monk Gyoki & on the left was the shop front of the Tourist Information Center....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank timbertoby
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I'm not sure if they came from the centre itself but there was a most helpful guide who helped us work out the train we needed to catch to a suburb of Osaka and the best ticket to buy. Really appreciated the help.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

- Can communicate in English - Well informative staff - Nice deer theme inside the centre - Can provide material for tourist like Map

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Wawanie R
Reviewed 30 September 2017

A nice place to enjoy your breakfast once arrived in Nara! This café is located inside Nara Station close to the Tourist Information Desk. Gather your leaflet and plan your day in Nara while sipping a nice cappuccino! Have a nice day!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Fedefederiv
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The staff here were very helpful in answering all our questions. The centre itself is quite colorful & nice. Souvenirs/post cards are sold here. Also currency exchange service. Everything sold here & the decor has a Deer theme. After all, the main attraction in Nara...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I would recommend starting your Nara walking tour from the Kintetsu Nara station & dropping by at the center to get your maps! Also, do check out with them on the recommended spots to go & the proper route to follow. It really helps me...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Printed materials in English, and very helpful English-speakers. Nara is full of sites, restaruants, and shops.

Date of experience: April 2017
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12 November 2015|
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Response from Deborah Z |
The Nara visitor Center and Inn lists luggage storage. Not sure if there is anything closer