Places to visit
Shosoin Repository, regarded as the eastern terminal of the Silk Road, houses more than 8,000 treasures including manuscripts, clothing, ornaments, furniture and musical instruments from ancient times.
In the Shosoin Exhibition specially selected treasures are exhibited at the Nara National Museum every fall.
- Shosoin Office, Imperial Household Agency
- Nara Kotsu Bus (City Loop Line) from both JR Nara Station and Kintetsu-Nara Station
About 15 minutes walk from ‘Daibutsuden Kasugataisha-mae’ bus stop
- Nara-Kotsu bus bound for ‘Aoyama Jutaku’ or ‘Yagyu’ from JR Nara Station or Kintetsu-Nara station
About 10 minutes walk from ‘Imakoji’ bus stop