Nara National Museum, Nara

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Understand Buddhist art’s deep impact on Japanese history and culture at Nara National Museum, nestled in a scenic park of Japan’s former capital city. The museum specializes on the development of various Buddhist styles and features an impressive collection of sculptures from the Asuka, Nara, Heian, and Kamakura periods, the most complete in the country. Set in a modern, Western-style, Meiji-period building, the museum also boasts a large collection of paintings, scrolls, calligraphy, sutras, mandalas, and masks, telling an informative story about Buddhism itself. Located in Nara Park, the museum lies a 15-minute walk from Kintetsu Nara station. With our online itinerary creator, Nara attractions like Nara National Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • What an Amazing size of Buddha located in the town of Nara, 30 minutes of the pleasant walk from the train station through a very charming town if you Buddha lover highly recommend it to visit the are...  more »
  • I went to Nara with the intention to see the annual Shoso-in Exhibition. I can tell from the local Japanese crowds and their age, that this is truly an exhibition they are looking forwards to. People ...  more »
  • NARA Park linking three companies due to LED lights at rendition Kasuga Taisha Shrine see mantoro implementation, world heritage, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple at night, the opening night of the Nara National Museum. In the near by smoke and laser light sound and light performance to do that.
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