• Shosoin Temple

Shosoin Temple



A vault of treasures, built in a traditional style using interwoven logs. While it originally contained precious artifacts belonging to Emperor Shomu, these items are presently located in a separate facility. Every fall, a selection of items are exhibited at the Exhibition of Shoso-in Treasures organized by the Nara National Museum.

Location Information

  • Address

    129, Zoshicho, Nara-shi, Nara, 630-8211

  • Nearest Station
    Kintetsunara Station
    ・ Kintetsu-nara Line
    17 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Hours
    10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Closed
    *May be temporarily closed*Closed during Golden Week*December 28st. through January 4th
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