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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  • Located inside the South Gate just to the left. Admission is 500 yen, set ticket and the great Buddha Hall, 800 yen. However, as will be raised from the 1/1/2018. Specified national treasures and important cultural properties are statues of Buddha, Buddhist and many exhibits and is worth seeing. Soft face Kannon complex and fine art, a national treasure of sunlight, Moonlight bodhisattva, figure we can be.
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  • In a visit to a temple in Japan we can already see their culture, but this is more pronounced, it will be by the antiquity of the city their habits, their environment, and especially its Museum.
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  • 500 yen for the entrance to temple only, 300 yen more for entrance to the nearby museum. The audio guide at the museum cost about 500 yen, and the artefacts dating back to 7th century in the (quite sm...  more »

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