Todaiji Temple Cultural Center

Todaiji Temple Cultural Center

Todaiji Temple Cultural Center
4.5
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Geeess
Rome, Italy2,196 contributions
Dec 2019
This is a center with some facilites on the left of the walking path upto Todaiji. Its got kiosks around, toilets and a small museum English speaking people can give you information there.It also has a coffee shop and a souvneir shop. It shows videos in English for background information. A good pit and rest stop
Written February 9, 2020
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Andy F
Devizes, UK1,213 contributions
Sep 2023 • Friends
This place is a huge wooden temple in the midst of a park which holds a huge brass Buddha statue, with several golden supporting other statues. Deer roam frrely in the park and are adept at frisking visitors for food. The place gets very crowded, and there's a one-way system in operation. Shops, cafe, toilets.
Written October 1, 2023
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Sarakit C
Ko Kret, Thailand761 contributions
Mar 2015
A great place to visit to see (worship) the awesome Buddha image made of wood. You can feel the tranquility of the temple and the walk on the approach. There is a pillar with a hole in it for you to slip through which I did, but not 40 years later.
Written November 22, 2015
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Brandon Lye
Singapore, Singapore168 contributions
May 2019 • Family
I bought the ticket together with the entrance to the temple which was just another Y400 but it's more like just a nice quiet place to take a break from the crowds. There wasn't very much to see other than the movie which was difficult to understand as minimal english was used. The few exhibits of ancient pieces though interesting was just too little to piece together. I would give it a pass if I were to recommend anything.
Written May 12, 2019
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F4023NZalbertos
takaratsuka city hyogo japan238 contributions
Apr 2017 • Family
i was in this temple 20 or more times. but my last time before this was many years ago. now not easy to park,but sure i was happy to be here again. i remember my little daughter we drove all the way from miyazaki.
Written June 16, 2017
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Homelover69
Singapore, Singapore44 contributions
Oct 2015 • Friends
We visited the Todaiji Temple on our last day in Nara and found it quite interesting. There's plenty of deer walking around on the way to the temple but don't get distracted! When you enter there is an incredibly large Buddha with lots of small Buddhas surrounding him. There is also a stall where you can write down your wish on a tile and it will be kept forever at Todaiji Temple. At another stall you can get some lovely calligraphy writing on a piece of paper and a stamp which I got and will always remember!

I found this temple quite fascinating, especially its history, and I feel it is worth a look in Nara!

Written October 20, 2015
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Peter R
Keswick, VA994 contributions
Jul 2015 • Friends
I recommend a visit to the not-to-be-missed cultural center and museum at the Todaiji Temple. It's air-conditioned! Has great restrooms, a gift shop with high quality souvenirs, a sitting area with an interesting video documentary on the temple, a tearoom with Japanese style refreshments (I admit I would have preferred an icy cold Coca Cola on a roasting hot July day) - not to mention priceless pieces of Japanese art.
Written July 31, 2015
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rafollo
Warsaw, Poland15 contributions
Jul 2015 • Couples
Incredible place / superstructure / icon of architecture.
It is enormous from the outside and from the inside:)
The sitting Buddha is a fantastic piece of art and a spiritual icon in the same time.
Written July 15, 2015
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Rasika Bandara
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka144 contributions
Apr 2015 • Friends
A separate ticket will cost 500 yen. But make sure to buy the ticket with the Todaiji temple ticket, if you visit both the places. It will cost only 800 yen to both the places opposed to 1000 yen when you buy separately.
Written May 22, 2015
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PallasParis
Paris, France173 contributions
Jul 2014 • Business
The museum was too small, I had a nice tea there though and the people were very kind, nice environment and a small shop
Written July 23, 2014
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