Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan), Kobe

(4.1/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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  • As well as the special exhibition, and display tools of the permanent exhibition of national treasures (bronze) and Edo, including spectacular. So tired on you can watch so there are a lot of benches for resting and relaxing. Clean the coffee shop in the food menu is small but nice atmosphere, I take a NAP. Coin-operated lockers (type come back 100 yen) is just at the entrance of the Saturday day had sold out just as I entered the crowded lot. On the second floor is Western-style toilet. However I think is on the second floor for women and for disabled persons only had. No dishwashing or paper towels, handkerchief is required.
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  • The building seems to be in a settlement colony. Large exhibition space is not. How to show it isn't. But say there are impersonal compared to the Museum of art, personally I like. 1 percent off the cafe near the exit there is a stub; Taste is ordinary, but great atmosphere.
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  • Hotel is located in the southern part of Sannomiya, 10 minutes walking. Each year various works of art can be seen going from the search before, once, and various entertainment.
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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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