Nara National Museum

Sightseeing information about Nara National Museum in Japan.

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The Nara National Museum, on the fringe of Nara Park, is an art museum mainly devoted to Japanese Buddhist. The main building, the Nara Buddhist Sculpture Hall, established in 1894 with the facade of elegant French Renaissance style, houses a wide collection of Buddhist images including many of national treasures.

The newer East and West wings holds permanent collections of sculptures, paintings and calligraphy for special exhibitions. A special exhibition featuring treasures from Todaiji Temple takes place around October and November every year, drawing fanciers of Japanese antiquities. The museum is located close to Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine.

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5.0a month ago

Nara national museum and park is my favorite spot in ALL of Japan. It is a must see for anyone visiting the region. It is my favorite place to appreciate and contrast the old and new Japanese cultures acting in harmony.

5.03 months ago

Perfect,my little girl loves this place very much,I am sure we will be there again and again!

4.02 months ago

Not bad. Good to learn about the place

5.02 months ago

One of the best museums in Kansai area!

5.05 months ago

Many valuable buddha and holy guardian statues. You can get a knowledge about craftworks and changing style by the era. if you have a interest the art of Buddhism , must visit here.

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