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Nara National Museum

50 Noboriojicho, Nara 630-8213, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-22-4450
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Nice National Museum

Nara National Museum is located halfway between Nara JR Station and Todai-ji Temple. The old and... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
A must visit if time permits

In my opinion, some time should be allocated to visit this museum when visiting Nara as it has a... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
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50 Noboriojicho, Nara 630-8213, Nara Prefecture
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+81 742-22-4450
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"impressive collection"
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"audio guide"
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"buddhist statues"
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"on display"
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"under renovation"
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"less than an hour"
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"worth the entrance fee"
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"japanese culture"
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"todai ji temple"
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Nara National Museum is located halfway between Nara JR Station and Todai-ji Temple. The old and new complex buildings are opened to public upon the payment of fee. As there are many nice artifacts displayed inside, it is considered worthwhile to have a look inside...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

In my opinion, some time should be allocated to visit this museum when visiting Nara as it has a very good collection of exhibits.

1  Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Nara National Museum is a complex of old and newer buildings set on the edge of Nara Park. There are some permanent exhibitions of national treasures and temporary specialist exhibitions. It is a very well organised site, easy to get around, and full of the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

good to take a look there since all scenery place in nara are around but you have to check the time table so that you can be sure the things that you want to look is available.

1  Thank Maggie C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This museum is kept fresh by the depth of its collection and the many Temples that exhibit here. It has an excellent system of Museum Staff that are knowledgeable about the artifacts. The exhibits change regularly so be sure to look at the flyers at...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

What an Amazing size of Buddha located in the town of Nara, 30 minutes of the pleasant walk from the train station through a very charming town if you Buddha lover highly recommend it to visit the area and the Museum next to it.

Thank ayala33327
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I went to Nara with the intention to see the annual Shoso-in Exhibition. I can tell from the local Japanese crowds and their age, that this is truly an exhibition they are looking forwards to. People queued from 8am in the morning, eventhough the exhibition...More

Thank TerminatorT2
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is exclusively for Japanese Buddhist artefacts and art. I enjoyed the sculpture wing the most. Worth a visit if you’re in Nara.

Thank Harmonize
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We love museums. Could have paid a visit but don't have enough time in our short visit to Nara, We saw tourists endeared more on the deer roaming this place.

Thank ECLadines
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I haven't spent a lot of time in museums in Japan, but am glad we visited this one. Comprehensive yet not overwhelming. Good bathrooms!

Thank Saranger
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dapaze
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Response from Ferry A | Reviewed this property |
Yes . the museum is now open. The exhibits were Buddhism artifacts when we were there. Very interesting!
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