Museo d'Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone, Genoa

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Art Museum
The Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art in Genoa is an important collection of Asian art, one of the most significative collections in Europe and in Italy, along with the museums of Venice and Rome.The museum hosts the huge collection (over 15,000 pieces) of Edoardo Chiossone, who spent 23 years (1875-1898) in Japan.The exhibition shows many objects and artworks from Japan and China, like sculptures, porcelain pieces, bronze vessels, prints, masks, Samurai armors and helmets.It is situated inside Villetta Di Negro, a public park in the centre of Genoa, next to Piazza Corvetto and overlooking the historical centre and Via Garibaldi.
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  • Going up hill is a little tired, but slowly see collection of Buddha statues in Japan, armor, scrolls, is pretty interesting. Have whole body especially the armor is not State sit on the Japan exhibition, exhibition at the statue of was, so it was nice.
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  • Small museum perched in a park very quiet in the heart of the city. The prints from the top floor really deserve moving, like porcelain and cloisones of the lower floors, among others... a little bit expensive, simple, but very interesting Museum!
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  • The Museum is on a small hill. Recommended to be taken from the entrance is slightly confusing, so go check it out prior the! Japan flag was hanging out outside, so many Japan Museum of art and exhibited somewhat proud of myself can be found. Ready offers harbor views from the Windows are spectacular.
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  • Wonderful museum that contains a huge collection of Japanese art objects and historical objects (swords, armours...). Very interesting. You have to enter from the "Valletta Di Negro" park (Piazza Corvetto)
  • Avery nice museum, with lots of eastern art works.
  • Beautiful museum but even better view
  • great place
  • The Museum is situated in a beautiful location with wonderful views of Genoa. Inside a beautiful collection that ranges from ceramics, armour, statues and paintings, really informative for those who want to learn about Asian culture and history (Japanese).
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