Open Hours: Tu to We from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Fr to Sa from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
The result of a plan to tie in with the Silk Road Exposition (1988) and the revitalization of Nara-machi, this specialty ... More
Time & Calendars Museum
The result of a plan to tie in with the Silk Road Exposition (1988) and the revitalization of Nara-machi, this specialty museum focuses on various devices which men have produced to mark time. For example, the then Crown Prince Emperor Tenchi [r. 661-671] instituted at the Asuka site a water lock, a Chinese invention from the Han Dynasty. The collection consists of around 4,000 pieces (astronomical data, various timepieces, sundials, mechanisms for measuring time and even a Nara calendar). Typically 200-300 items are on view at one time.
Located within Osaka Castle, the Osaka City Museum gives a comprehensive introduction to the history, economy and culture of Osaka
from the Paleolithic Age to the Edo Period (1603 1867). Opened in 1960, the museum is a three story ...
A fascinating contemporary museum located near Sanjo Karasuma in a fine brick Meiji period building. There is a modern reconstruction
of Edo era Kyoto, a life size street scene complete with sound effects and shops, which actually sell things. ...
Hotel Fujita Nara is located in the heart of Manyo Yamato, near the forest of Emperor Kaika's Mausoleum, where the
streets still have an ancient atmosphere. Conveniently located on Sanjo Street, the hotel is easily accessible from JR and ...