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Magnificent Azuchi Castle

Closed Feb. 25 (Sat) - Apr. 9 (Sun)

Azuchi Castle has been built in 1579, commanded of building by Nobunaga Oda, and come across the history as a grand and gorgeous castle of height 46 m.

This is the content reproduced in CG including the residence of vassal, castle town, streets around the castle called “phantom castle,” because it burned out in just three years after building. You can experience the Azuchi Castle in a variety of perspectives such as Luis Frois, a Portuguese missionary visiting the castle, Nobunaga receiving Luis while waiting in the castle tower, and hawk’s-eye view flying the sky, etc.


Todai-ji Temple
The World of the Great Buddha

The Great Buddha ensconced in Todai-ji Temple is approximately 15 meters high, and its head alone measures more than 5 meters in height. Adapted to the big screen, the virtual reality image on display in this exhibition allows the viewer to experience a close-up view of the Great Buddha in its actual size. Revel at the beauty of the line engraving on the beautiful lotus pedestal upon which the Buddha sit (a physical representation of the Buddha's world view), and be awed by the splendor of the exterior of the Great Buddha Hall, which was built 1250 years ago.

VR Theater Showtime
Saturday and Sunday, Also open on national holidays immediately following Sundays

[1] 12:30 - 13:00
[2] 13:00 - 13:30
[3] 13:30 - 14:00
[4] 14:00 - 14:30
[5] 14:30 - 15:00
[6] 15:00 - 15:30
[7] 15:30 - 16:00
[8] 16:00 - 16:30

What is the VR Theater?
You will be impressed by special curved screen and a supercomputer stored in the machine room when you join the theater program. Printing related contents and temporary exhibition related programs are projected on the screen as "virtual reality."
The audience experiences something profounder and fuller than viewing alone.


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