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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  • This is a center with some facilites on the left of the walking path upto Todaiji. Its got kiosks around, toilets and a small museum English speaking people can give you information there.It also...  more »
  • After the long visit to the temple ground and Nara Para, it would be nice to have a break at the Cultural Center near to the South Gate. There was souvenir shop, coffee house, washroom facility as.....  more »
  • I bought the ticket together with the entrance to the temple which was just another Y400 but it's more like just a nice quiet place to take a break from the crowds. There wasn't very much to see...  more »

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