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Musee Cernuschi, Paris
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When you grow tired of European art, check out Musee Cernuschi, an Asian art museum in Paris specializing in fascinating works from China, Japan, and Korea. In these exhibits, you can view priceless Asian works such as Han Dynasty objects, funerary statues from the Northern Wei Dynasty, ceramics from the Tang and Song dynasties, and, most prominently, the large Buddha of Meguro, a Japanese bronze from the 18th century. About 900 objects are on permanent display.

Musee Cernuschi, founded in 1898, is one of the oldest museums of Paris. It is the only municipal museum in France which exhibits high-level Asian art, and it is the second most important Asian art museum in France as well as the fifth most important in Europe. With our online itinerary creator, Paris attractions like Musee Cernuschi can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Cernuschi Museum is glued to the Monceau Park and it is very nice, after or before a walk in the Park, to a stop. Not particularly being fan of Asian art, I didn't will go if I don't I was faced by chance. I have not regretted. The pieces in the permanent collection are beautiful and the buddha, which overlooks the Hall Han, is breathtaking.
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  • In this beautiful Mansion is preserved a rich collection of Asian art (mainly: China, Japan, Korea and Viet Nam). The visit follows a path through different historical periods in Asia where the works reflected the richness. It is possible to attend lectures that can be lead by conservatives in an auditorium of the most modern. The Museum is not long to visit but still very informative. The scenography is good and very well-appointed space. In addition there is not too many people making the visit even more pleasant. As for the staff of the Museum it is the more charming! Nice and always eager to advise visitors. This is just my opinion, but I came away from this visit grown!
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  • In a very nice mansion, a beautiful collection of Asian art with a beautiful legacy Zao Wou Ki. Exhibition Wallasse Ting, an exploring now!
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