Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, Nara

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#3 of 21 in Museums in Nara
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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  • Extraordinary museum showing beautiful pieces and the history of the construction of the Buddha. It has videos, photos and a lot of information. It is comfortable, its services are good, café and sale of souvenirs and biscuits of Nara.
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  • 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 other...  more »
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