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Nara National Museum (奈良国立博物館)

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Museum / Science Museum

This is a museum which opened in Nara City in 1895. The “Nara Buddhist Sculpture Hall (in the main building)” which was designed by the court architect, Katayama Tokuma is a Western-style architectural structure from the Meiji period and has been designated as an Important Cultural Property. There are four exhibition halls in the museum, with the museum’s collection focusing on Japanese Buddhist art from the Asuka period up until the Kamakura period. In addition, a great number of National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties are among the artifacts held and exhibited at the museum. The museum is famous for opening an exhibition of “Shosoin-ten” (Exhibition of Shosoin Treasures) in Autumn every year.

place

Nara Pref. Narashi Noboriojichou 50 (NaraArea)

phone 05055428600
place

9:30-17:00 (Last admission 30 minutes closing)
[Friday Saturday] Masterpiece exhibition/Special display only 9:30-20:00

Review of Nara Buddhist Sculpture Hall & Ritual Bronzes Gallery

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Reviewed:2019/11/17 必見
奈良国立博物館の別館のような博物館?
奈良国立博物館の地下階から階段を登って外に出るとなら仏像館の入口。
此処だけ入ることもできるが、今回は正倉院展を観たのでチケットに含まれていた。最初から言っておいて欲しい。
仏像と中国の青銅器が一杯。仏像は必見
Reviewed:2019/07/16 建物自体が重要文化財です
奈良国立博物館新館から地下回廊で繋がっています。建物自体が重要文化財で、明治27年に竣工した旧帝国奈良博物館本館です。飛鳥時代から鎌倉時代の優れた仏像が展示されてました。休憩所は旧帝国博物館時代の建物が残されており、展示室は改装されています。

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Address
Nara Pref. Narashi Noboriojichou 50 [map]
Area
NaraArea
Phone
05055428600
Hours
9:30-17:00 (Last admission 30 minutes closing)
[Friday Saturday] Masterpiece exhibition/Special display only 9:30-20:00
Closed
Monday (or the next day for public holidays), 1/1
Fees
[Admission fee to view]General520yen, University student 260yen *Special exhibition is not included Friday
Parking Lot
Not available
*Please use the parking lot around.
Credit Card
Available
Note
Temporary suspension of operations:Closed until June 1, 2020 (Information as of May 28, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          With a reputation almost as stellar as that of Kyoto, Nara is a must-visit for those searching for the remains of "traditional Japan." The largely green Nara city holds the majority of the prefecture’s treasures, such as the iconic Todai-ji Temple, in which a 15-meter tall Great Buddha sits, and Nara Park, where deer flock to befriend passersby. While mountains are by no means hard to come by in this area, for hiking with a reward, head to the Kii Mountains’ Yoshino district in spring, when the hillsides put on an impressive display of white and pink cherry blossoms.