Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan), Kobe

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A visit to Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan) allows you to observe the influence of the West on the Eastern culture, lifestyle, and artwork during the 16th and 17th centuries. Nearly 40,000 artifacts, woodcuts, maps, silk screens, and paintings display a blend of techniques and explain how two distinct cultures merged. Pay special attention to exhibits showing how electricity and gas lamps affected everyday life in Japan. The artifacts from the Iron Age take you even farther into past, providing an important glimpse into the country's development through the ages. Using our online itinerary creator, Kobe attractions like Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Come when you are doing a big exhibition. What is the picture of Francis Xavier. That picture has been seen in textbooks in the near great.
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  • Is a Museum in the former settlement, but inside is prohibited. Is a simple, almost none of the decoration of the ground floor room was very interesting, but the refreshing feeling though it will sometimes. It is designated, the former Bank. Pleasant.
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  • Visited Kobe City Museum to see the exhibition "ancient Greece". Valuable exhibits and went long before ancient Greece civilization developed, and remain tools of that era, ornaments and statues that surprised and impressed. Museum building era, was exceptional from the contents from the great Western building.
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  • Interesting museum. Rather expensive entrance fee. The English information is present but limited so you won't get the full experience in just English. The rotating exhibitions can be quite so I recommend going if the exhibition looks interesting to you.
  • If you have any interest in how opening ports to the west impacted Japan, this the museum for you. They have wonderful English descriptions on most of the exhibits. The mid nineteenth century machine that creates permanent hair waves is worth the price of admission.
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  • Nearby tourist destinations such as nice and also the contents of the exhibition, China town. Especially Egypt, Greece of the exhibition is always satisfied. Museum shop and may devise various shop in Kobe and collaboration.
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  • Not permanent enough NANBAN art is selling the unintelligible. NANBAN folding screens both Nobunaga and Xavier on the real final. It consists of contributions from individuals of Office work. I think it is contrary to the wishes of Mr. Takeshi ikenaga NANBAN. There were other posts about staff and lacks a sense of urgency. Because it was amazing just published by the Museum of namban art selection catalogue stars, one bonus was. That much is not a Museum and stop by when you have time. If you go make sure look before we recommend from.
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