Hiroshi Senju Museum, Karuizawa-machi

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A well-visited upscale mountain resort, Karuizawa-machi offers a wide range of classy accommodations ranging from luxurious hotels to family-run bed and breakfasts and inns. A number of specialty lodgings and resort hotels since the Meiji era have housed members of the Japanese royal family and other illustrious guests. Hotels line both sides of the railway, including a few mid-range establishments. A smattering of inexpensive bed and breakfasts cater to budget travelers, but you have to drive 20 minutes from the downtown.
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  • The Hiroshi Senju Museum, designed by Ryue Nishizawa (西沢立衛), is unquestionably one of the most captivating pieces of architecture I have had the privilege to see with my own eyes. The organically-shap...  more »
  • This is a relatively small gallery but it is so imaginatively designed that the building is almost as impressive as the wonderful work on display. Don't miss the 'Fall Room.' Well worth a visit.  more »
  • This art museum features of the work of one painter. It's distinctive work, too. It's abstract but natural objects like waterfalls feature throughout. The building was designed especially to house the...  more »
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  • Beautiful museum located south of Naka-Karuizawa. Extensive collection of this world famous and modern traditional Japanese painter.
  • One of the best museums I have visited so far!!
  • The collection is just ok but the architecture of the museum is worth to visit.
  • Unfortunately it's closed during winter. Best to call and check beforehand, whether they're open or not.
  • His art collection is beautiful but the waterfall paintings are a must-see