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Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki

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When it opened in 1930, Ohara Museum of Art held the first collection of Western art to be permanently exhibited in Japan. Created in honor of painter Kojima Torajiro, the museum now houses an expansive collection of Western and 20th century Japanese art, with special emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century French painting and sculpture. Start your tour at the classically styled Main Gallery, meander past the pond where water lilies echo the works of Monet, and finish at the Craft and Asiatic Art Gallery to absorb some Eastern culture. Free audio guides are available. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ohara Museum of Art by using our Kurashiki itinerary planner.
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  • Ohara Museum of art was founded in 0/1930, located in the heart of the Kurashiki bikan historical district, the building is Museum quality. Also art of paintings is, of course, beautiful story. We recommend you visit take a look at read summary at the official site. Japan new ones from the paintings of the masters of the West, such as Picasso, Renoir and Degas, El Greco of the pronouns of the Ohara Museum of art as the "Annunciation" in the Munakata Shiko and Tadanori Yokoo, or even also of ancient civilizations, the range is. Admission is open until 16:30 is until 17:00 is if I go 2-is something I want to take 3 hours for. On-site restaurants and cafés but that El Greco Cafe beside the front door and operation of the Ohara Museum of art and retro buildings, Ivy entwined and decorated with very atmosphere, stop by your "Ohara Museum of art has been! "It makes you feel!
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  • Located in the bikan district of Kurashiki and then visited the area with is recommended. Museum paintings of famous painters such as Renoir, Monet, Picasso, Gauguin and Cezanne world sees at the same time it is I don't think.
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  • Opened the Museum to exhibit the painting in the 1930s before World War II that is almost miraculous. The Museum of Western art in Ueno in 1959, more than nearly 30 years ago. Of course Japan's oldest Western art. Greco "Annunciation", including works by Gauguin, Modigliani, Segantini, close to a masterpiece of the artist for each level. Has become the centerpiece of the Kurashiki bikan area Tourism.
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  • Wow! Such an impressive collection in such a remote little town.
  • Nice art museum and great collection
  • Interesting collection of western art
  • It was just a wonderful piece. "Annunciation" is at the end of the route, especially unforgettable. Proportional to the admission fees, there was great excitement. Take it during the tourism in the area.
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  • Aesthetic area in the Museum. To forget the passage of time works great but I was drunk.
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