Bunka-Den at Atsuta Jingu Nagoya
Bunka-Den, Atsuta Jingu, Nagoya 文化殿 The Bunka-den treasure storehouse museum is located within the grounds of Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya.
Bunka-Den at Atsuta Jingu, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 文化殿
The Bunka-den treasure storehouse museum (also known as the Atsuta Jingu Museum) lies within the grounds of Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya. Atsuta Shrine is one of the must-see sights of the city along with Nagoya Castle. The shrine is also one of the three most important shrines in Japan after Ise Jingu in Mie Prefecture and Izumo Taisha in Izumo city in Shimane. Atsuta Shrine Museum The Bunka-den is a modern ferro-concrete building constructed in 1966. It mimics Azekura (log-cabin) style architecture. The Bunka-den has over 4,000 pieces in store of which a small number are on revolving display, changed every month.
The exhibits, which have been donated by members of the Imperial and Tokugawa families as well as the general public, include daggers, swords, garments, Bugaku dance masks and historic documents.
Access - Getting There
Bunka-den 1-1-1- Jingu Atsuta-ku Nagoya 456-0031 Tel: 052 671 0852 Hours: 9 am-4.30 pm; closed last Wednesday of the month The nearest stations to Atsuta Shrine are Jingu-mae on the Meitetsu Line and Jingu-nishi subway station on the Meijo Line of the Nagoya subway network.