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Treasures from Ninnaji Temple and Omuro

Treasures from Ninnaji Temple and Omuro / Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries   January 16, 2018 (Tue) - March 11, 2018 (Sun)


Ninnaji, the head temple of the Omuro branch of the Shingon sect, was founded by the devotion of Emperor Koko in 886 (Ninna 2), and was completed under the following Emperor Uda in 888 (Ninna 4). Following generations of emperors became followers of the temple. Today, the temple is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as one of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto.” This exhibition features treasures of Ninnaji, together with Buddhist sculptures and other precious artifacts preserved at temples of the Omuro branch.


General Information

Period Tuesday, January 16 - Sunday, March 11, 2018
Venue Heiseikan, Tokyo National Museum (Ueno Park)
Hours 9:30 - 17:00, Fridays, Saturdays until 21:00
(Last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Closed Mondays (Except for Monday, February 12) and Tuesday, February 13
Admission Adults: 1600 (1400/1300) yen
University students: 1200 (1000/900) yen
High school students: 900 (700/600) yen
Junior high school students and under: Free 
* Prices shown in parentheses indicate advance and group (more than 20 persons) discount tickets.
* Persons with disabilities are admitted free with one accompanying person each (please present an ID at the ticket booth).

Advance tickets will be on sale at the museum ticket booths (during museum opening hours excluding the last 30 minutes) and other major ticketing agencies from November 1, 2017 to January 15, 2018.

Access 10 minutes' walk from JR Ueno Station (Park exit) and Uguisudani Station
15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station, Tokyo Metro Ueno Station and Tokyo Metro Nezu Station
Organizers Tokyo National Museum, Ninnaji Temple, The Yomiuri Shimbun
With the Special Assistance of Ninna Association
With the Assistance of Sabia Inc.
With Sponsorship of Mitsumura Printing Co.
General Inquiries 03-5777-8600  (Hello Dial)
Exhibition Website (In Japanese)