Must-see attractions in Nara

  • Tōdai-ji Museum

    The most recent building on the grounds of Tōdai-ji is the contemporary museum built to display more of the temple's important artwork and relics.

  • Naramachi Monogatari-kan

    This traditional-style house is now a community arts centre, with exhibitions and occasional live performances.

  • Ni-no-Torii

    A large ceremonial Shintō shrine gate within the shrine precincts of Kasuga Taisha.

  • Tamukeyama-hachimangū

    South of Nigatsu-dō and Sangatsu-dō is this historic shrine dedicated to the Shintō god of war and protector of Japan.