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WHEN IN NARA…
Nara National Museum| 奈良国立博物館

The Western-style structure of the “Nara Buddhist Sculpture Hall” is representative of the Meiji Era. The new wing, designed by Junzo Yoshimura in 1972, houses one of the most important collections of Buddhist art in Japan. The museum frequently changes its permanent exhibition display of sculptures and scrolls, and offers the opportunity for Buddhist art lovers to return frequently to its galleries.

Address : 50 Noborioji-cho, Nara-shi, Nara 630-8213

Phone : +81-50-5542-8600

Region : Nara | Nara

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Permanent Collection : Adults : ¥520 / University students : ¥260 / High school students and younger : Free
Special exhibition : Different according to exhibition

Hours : 9:30 to 17:00 / Permanent Collection Friday and Saturday : 9:30 to 20:00 (Last entry 30 mins before closing)
Closed on Monday (Open if Monday is a national holiday, closed the following day), Year-end and New Year holidays

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