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    Yagyu Kaido - Full Walk

    One of Kansai's best hikes, the Yagyu Kaido follows the old samurai trail from the village of Yagyu in the pristine Nara countryside through the Kasugayama Primeval Forest into Nara. While long, the walk is relatively straightforward and offers a great variety of scenery.

    Length: 19.8km
    Time: 6.5 - 7.5 hours
    Total Ascent: 300m

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    Access

    Starting Cordinates: 34.733954798430204, 135.95148850232363
    Ending Cordinates: 34.695645309984684, 135.9161080699414
    Starting Point: Yagyu
    Ending Point: Nara
    Getting There: From JR Nara Station or Kintetsu Nara station:
    Take Nara Kotsu Bus Number 94/100/102 to Yagyu (柳生) bus stop. Enjo-ji Temple is close by. There are only a few buses daily, so double check with Nara Tourist Information Office or Nara Kotsu Bus. The most recent timetable can be seen [here]

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    Walking Instructions

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