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Day trip tomorrow from Kyoto using our JR Pass

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Day trip tomorrow from Kyoto using our JR Pass

HI, My husband and I have been in Japan 13 days already and 3 of the last days in Kyoto. We have been to Kurashiki, Shiraishi, Hiroshima, Okayama, Tokyo and Osaka already. We were looking for a suggestion for a day trip destination tomorrow ( Sunday ) so we can make use of the last day of our JR Pass. We were thinking about Nara but seeking other sugggestions. Tjhanks for any ideas. Karen

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1. Re: Day trip tomorrow from Kyoto using our JR Pass

Nara is a very popular day trip from Kyoto, but the fare is only about 700 yen each way, not much value for your Pass! The town of Uji is a less popular but quite attractive day trip, but it's also not far from Kyoto.

If you can get an early start and don't mind a long day, you could take the train to Mihara and then a ferry to visit Kosanji Temple in Setoda. See frommers.com/destinations/…2935010029.html

Train schedules are at www.hyperdia.com.

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Kinosaki Onsen?

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Kinosaki Onsen !!!

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Nara, Iga Ueno, Horyuji temple, Hikone castle.

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Thanks for the reply everyone, After researching all the ideas we have decided to go to Hikone Castle. Regards, Karen

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6. Re: Day trip tomorrow from Kyoto using our JR Pass

Kanazawa is also a great option. Beautiful (I think the most beautiful) park/garden and the ninja temple and a lovely township.

Otherwise, maybe koyasan is another great traditional aspect of japan seen nowhere else.

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