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 online trip maker to add Todaiji Temple Cultural Center and other attractions to your Nara vacation plans.
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  • When we were at night they had covered all the garden of lights. NARA is a very beautiful city in addition which is twinned with the city of Toledo.
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  •  Todai-ji Temple cultural center is located on the left hand passed through the South Gate. Life-size hand of Buddha at NARA was displayed beside the entrance.  Standing next to them, and you can realize large statue of Buddha. The Todai-ji Temple Museum. In the Museum, on the theme of "todaiji Temple history and art" exhibition there were. Most caught the eye is the Buddhas of national treasures and important cultural properties.  Many statues were exhibited from the Nara period of the eighth century. After watching the Todai-ji Temple Museum and enters the lobby. Break has had a "NARA" Cafe in the lobby. From the Windows of the cafe, well he saw the figure of South Gate.
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  • The museum was a major let down following the Todaiji Temple. The exhibition was very small with only a few artefacts on display. No photos were allowed to be taken either. Would not recommend visitin...  more »

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