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Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, Nara

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Near a World Heritage-listed shrine, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center features an exhibit of statues. Most people drop by the museum on the way to the temple itself, home to one of the biggest bronze figures in the world, dating back to the Edo period. The Buddha statue stands 16 m (52 ft) tall and contains 130 kg (286 lbs) of gold. Use our Nara trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Todaiji Temple Cultural Center and other attractions in Nara.
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  • The small museum has displays on some old statues of religious and historical value. Just a short stop over and have a cup of tea inside the museum.  more »
  • This is a very small museum close to the temple. There are a few artefacts of interest but overall I don't think it's worth a visit.  more »
  • This Temple Cultural Centre which locates near to Todaiji Temple is in fact the museum of this temple with many historical and religious statues placed inside. For foreigners, do get the audio set as ...  more »