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Special Exhibition Shogun Yoritomo and the Monk Chogen: Bonding Kamakura and Nara for the Revival of Todai-ji

A special exhibition will be held in Nara National Museum (Nara Prefecture).

It focuses on the Monk Chogen and Minamoto Yoritomo, who devoted themselves to rebuild Todai-ji, which was damaged heavily by fire in 1180.

You can feel the atmosphere of the 12th Century thorough the exhibition.

 

Date

21st July (Sat) – 17th September (Mon)

Place

Nara National Museum (Nara Prefecture)

Organizers

Nara National Museum, Todai-ji, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, The Asahi Shimbun Company

Cosponsor

NHK Nara Broadcasting Station

 

For more information, go to

http://www.narahaku.go.jp/english/exhibition/2012toku/yoritomo/yoritomo.html

 

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