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Musée Cernuschi, Paris

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When you grow tired of European art, check out Musée 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.

Musée 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 Musée 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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  • Accessible by metro, you cross the Parc Monceau and arrive at the Musée Cernuschi. By an Italian, it preserves a piece of Asia and the Orient in General. The Museum houses the largest original Buddah in Europe. The visit to the Museum is free while visiting exhibits are extra. The Museum is in a beautiful area of Paris, not far from the Museum Camondo. Outside the usual museum tours, is also worth a visit.
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  • Museum to discover, discreet but very rich. Specializes in Asian arts, some rooms are dazzling. Small shop for souvenirs.
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  • Visit with my sister and a friend Paris Asian arts museum, to see the expo Wallasse Ting "the thief of flowers". What a surprise to discover this painter whose many paintings are rather erotic, but it enjoyed it! The permanent collection is beautiful, and we stayed a moment to contemplate the great Buddha, full of serenity! The House where the Museum is very nice, and not far from the Parc Monceau, I have had a lot of fun to see again!
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