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Nara Museums

Nara and nearby Asuka are home to a number of excellent museums many focused on Buddhist art from their many historic temples.

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Koshi-no-ie Residence

The Koshi-no-ie Residence in the Naramachi district of Nara is a preserved machiya townhouse typical of Edo Period living.

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Kofukuji National Treasure Museum

Kofukuji National Treasure Museum exhibits the many Buddhist statues and treasures of Kofukuji Temple in Nara.

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Nara Crafts Museum

Nara Crafts Museum is a small museum in the Naramachi district of Nara showcasing and demonstrating ancient Nara arts and crafts.

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Nara Centennial Hall

Nara Centennial Hall was designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki and completed in 1999 to celebrate the centennial of the modern municipality of Nara.

Nara National Museum

Nara National Museum

The first permanent capital of Japan (710-784) holds within its walls the memory of a turning point for its artistic and political history.

Museum national treasure Kofukuji

Kofukuji National Treasure Museum

Desire, anger, pride, boasting, aggressiveness. What tormented souls grimace behind the walls of Kofukuji National Treasure Museum?

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The Danjiri Museum

The Danjiri Museum