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.
The Asukasou is a traditional Japanese style inn located in the heart of Nara city, with easy reach of the
famous Nara Park where you can meet the local Japanese deer. It is about a 10 minute walk from ...
The legacy of the Great Buddha and the Todai ji itself are reflections of Japan's admiration of the T'ang dynasty.
During the Nara era, the state used Buddhism to make a power statement. The Great Buddha Hall (Daibutsu den) ...
Only 5 min walk to the Todaiji Temple, location of the Great Buddha of Nara, Hotel New Wakasa is close
to major tourist spots of the ancient capital town Nara such as the famous Nara Park and Kofukuji temple. ...
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