Akita Museum Of Art, Akita

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Take in a huge canvas painting, reputed to be the world's largest, at Akita Museum Of Art. Painted by the revered Western-style painter Fujita Tsuguharu, and measuring 3.65 m by 20.5 m, the piece depicts traditional Akita life throughout the seasons. Along with this star attraction, the museum exhibits various other works, including rotating exhibitions by local artists. Upon entering the museum, designed by award-winning architect Tadao Ando, you'll be greeted by an enormous triangular skylight and stark concrete walls. After viewing the works, stop in the cafe, or enjoy a picnic outside the museum on the paved, picturesque public square. To visit Akita Museum Of Art and other attractions in Akita, use our Akita online itinerary planner .
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  • September 23, 2017
    Nice view from the hotel's Cafe on the second floor. It was just art. Filled with water and the Senshu Park was happy. I think time is available in the morning is best.
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  • September 23, 2017
    When the work is done early, sitting on the couch on the second floor, green tea and Japanese sweets. Lotus flower is in full bloom it's pretty good time spending.
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  • September 1, 2017
    It is worth travelling just to see the building, which is by the fascinating architect Tadeo Ando. Despite its unpromising site he has created an amazing cafe/shop area with a mirror pool which seems ...  more »

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