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Address: 14 Nishinoshinyacho, Nara 630-8334, Nara Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 742-22-5509
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A delightful peak into Nara's history

Smaller than expected but very fun. Included in the collection are the biggest plate in Japan (used to be for serving food to 100 people at an annual festival!), very old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Smaller than expected but very fun. Included in the collection are the biggest plate in Japan (used to be for serving food to 100 people at an annual festival!), very old advertising placards used by old stores (my favorite part of the exhibition), as well as buy the red charms you will find hanging in front of many of the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were recommended by a friend to stroll around Naramachi area. After wandering with no direction, we noticed red and white mobiles hanging from the edge of the roof in front of houses. Then, there was an open house with lots of these red and white mobile. We stepped in just to ask the meaning of the mobiles without knowing... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This museum was near the traditional lattice house which we visited a few streets away. There is a large collection of artifacts from Nara and an interesting displays of the red monkey charms which are supposed to ward off evil. Good place to stop by if you're on the way!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is an old merchant's house which one can explore from top to bottom. It is located in the oldest part of the city, where a number of merchants still live. There is no fee. A lady sits in the front who will show you the features of the home as well as showing how simply but functionally rooms can... More 

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