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Shosoin Temple, Nara

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#20 of 49 in Historic Sites in Nara
Shosoin Temple is located in Nara. Shosoin Temple is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Nara Edition.
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  • August 10, 2017
    The name of Shōsō-in suggests that it is a temple, but in fact it is the treasure house of Tōdai-Tempel (Tōdai-ji) in Nara. The exact construction dates are not known, but works were finished before A...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    Outside of the Shosoin construction cannot be toured on weekends and holidays. If you can look from the side rail between you that makes you want to peek at.
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  • June 2, 2017
    Only the building of more 1,000 years ago, but I'm still going strong wow thing. You can't truly get inside only the appearance can see. It can be seen on the quiet.
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The historic city of Nara has a welcome number of accommodations for an urban area of its importance and popularity. Close to the main train station stand the main high-rise hotels in the city, all towering over the commercial and modern district that greets train travelers on arrival. To the east, things get a little more luxurious, with hotels close to Nara Park particularly well-appointed and rich in additional facilities. Standard hotels stand in a cluster to the southeast of the old palace ruins, while a number of pleasant, no-frills guesthouses can be found in the residential suburbs.
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