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Todaiji Temple Cultural Center

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100, Suimoncho, Nara 630-820, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Might as well go and check out the selected artifics and read the descriptions about the temple after you went inside the temple, if you do not visit with a tour group.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobBobGolden
Reviewed 17 November 2018

This is just a small museum and entrance fee is required. However there is a nice coffee shop, washroooms and souvenir shop inside for visitors use free of charge. You can take a coffee break here after a day's trip in the nearby spots.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 8 May 2018

It has a nice cafe, a souvenir store and clean toilets. Also a museum attached though we were in a rush so could not visit that.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fivestarholidays
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Entrance to the museum is required. However there are a few pieces displayed outside the venue. Toilet facilities and a cafe are located inside for visitors use. If you have time, it is worth to enter and learn more of the history and development around...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Todaiji Temple in Nara Prefecture has probably the biggest statue of Lord Buddha in all over Japan. The temple was once the biggest temple that was made up of wood but due to the earthquakes , later it did not remain as the biggest wooden...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ayan H
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The museum was a major let down following the Todaiji Temple. The exhibition was very small with only a few artefacts on display. No photos were allowed to be taken either. Would not recommend visiting the museum but definitely recommend visiting the Temple itself.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank LucasKW
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

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 small) museum do not have English explanation.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ayen_K90
Reviewed 16 June 2017

i was in this temple 20 or more times. but my last time before this was many years ago. now not easy to park,but sure i was happy to be here again. i remember my little daughter we drove all the way from miyazaki.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank F4023NZalbertos
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The small museum has displays on some old statues of religious and historical value. Just a short stop over and have a cup of tea inside the museum.

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very small museum close to the temple. There are a few artefacts of interest but overall I don't think it's worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Danrzr
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