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The Kohfukuji National Treasure Hall興福寺 国宝館

Temple

The exterior of this museum located in Kohfukuji Temple recreates the appearance of the temple's dining hall when it was first built in the Nara period. The museum's collection includes paintings, Buddhist images, handicrafts, writings, documents, historical materials, artifacts, and other items related to the history of Kohfukuji Temple. Its centerpiece, however, is the Senju Kannon Bosatsu statue, which was the principal object of worship of the temple's former dining hall. Another item of note in the collection is a Nara period Ashura statue believed to be a masterpiece of the Tenpyo style of sculpture.

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place Nara Pref. Narashi Noboriojichou 48
phone 0742227755

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Address

Nara Pref. Narashi Noboriojichou 48 [map]

Phone

0742227755

Hours
9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:45)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee to worship] Adults/700yen college students, 600yen junior high and high school students, Elementary School Students 300yen
Parking Lot
Available(46spaces)
Credit Card
Not 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.

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