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Gallery of Horyuji Treasures

  • This gallery exhibits treasures offered to Horyuji temple.
  • There is a shallow pool in front of the building. You may go through a pass of 2 meter wide to the entrance. Please be aware some areas between the pass and pool are without fence.
  • Steps are in front of the entrance. There is a slope for wheelchairs on the right side of the building.
  • There is a wall in front after your entrance to the building. You may go into the building through automatic doors on your left or right.
  • Your entrance with guide dogs is permitted.

 

1st Floor

  • There is an information desk in front from the entrance.
  • AED is located next to the information desk.
  • There are coin-operated  lockers and umbrella stands further right to the information desk.
  • Wheelchairs and walking sticks are available here.
  • After your entrance you may walk s few meters to the left to go into the exhibition room.
  • There is an elevator on the right side from the entrance of the exhibition room. This elevator is available for wheelchairs.
  • The left to the end from the entrance is a restaurant.
  • Restrooms for men and women are located one each and both are with diaper changing places.
  • There is a restroom for disabled visitors.
  • Exhibit rooms could be dark at some gallery spaces.
  • The 1st floor has three exhibit rooms. The 1st room has kanjo-ban, banner for the Kanjo-ceremony, the 2nd room gilt bronze statues of Buddhist, and the 3rd room exhibits gigaku-masks only for a month in spring, summer and fall.

 

Mezzanine Floor

  • Please use the elevators or stairs next to the restaurant to go up to the mezzanine floor.
  • A research room, sources related Horyuji treasures is on the mezzanine. You can do online search of archive and read in a in a large relaxing area.
  • This is a large open space with natural light coming through glass walls.

 

2nd Floor

  • There is no restroom on the 2nd floor.
  • There are three exhibit rooms on this floor. The 4th room has wooden or lacquer works, the 5th room metal works and the 6th exhibits paintings calligraphies and textiles.