Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum, Matsuyama

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Fans of the renowned Japanese novel-come-NHK drama will be able to find out more through various artifacts at Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum. Opened in 2007 and set in a striking, contemporary building designed by renowned architect Ando Tadao, the structure alone should hold the attention of visitors, with its stark concrete materials and unusual angles. You'll be able to learn more about the background of the novel through explanations of plot, characters, and location, along with maps of the area and setting as it appeared in the Edo period. Though most exhibits are in Japanese, you can pick up an English audio guide from the front desk on your way in. Discover how to plan a Matsuyama trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • October 3, 2017
    On the first floor drawings of the design concept, reveals the intention of the triangle building. Look at and go up to the 3rd floor in front of the important cultural property building good angles, beyond that of Matsuyama Castle some looks. Exhibition "but chose the theme the Russo-Japanese war, but Ryotaro" and thought.
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  • September 29, 2017
    It is a Museum of Ryotaro Shiba's novel cloud on the hill with the theme. Visited on his work and career with no knowledge of what I did, but now enjoy studying enough ☆ exhibits the Akiyama brothers and Masaoka Shiki's career and personality, they are alive age background is Maine. You can learn more about the modern history of the Matsuyama, were on display including pictures of old Dogo hot spring. In addition, this museum is the unique structure of the hotel corridor has become like walking, fun. This is one of the attraction ☆ looks Wan sui Chuang from large glass Windows and good views. You could buy sweets, Keychain, etc in the shop, restaurant and souvenir shop located on-site.
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  • September 23, 2017
    Looks too large, narrow as the building, the exhibits are very substantial. They visited while recalling the previously read "clouds over the Hill". In particular, Ryotaro Shiba's fans think not to be missed.
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  • April 4, 2017
    Good museum
  • July 9, 2017
    With no prior knowledge, study hard now. I got interested. In the unique structure of the building, walking, fun. So look Wan sui Chuang from the large glass Windows was fantastic. Shop sells souvenirs for confectionery, key ring, etc.
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  • May 5, 2017
    The Shiba Ryotaro novel "Saka no UE no Kumo Museum. The building architect Tadao Ando designed by Mr. The content on the content of the novel centering on the Akiyama brothers and Masaoka Shiki. Seems like just the contents of Masaoka Shiki is Matsuyama municipal Shiki Memorial Museum and turnip. I think it is better in my opinion, the contents of the CoCo specializing in the Akiyama brothers. Isn't it better later took shape with the Shiki Memorial Museum? 5/1/2017 first visit
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  • February 25, 2017
    The possessed Ryotaro Shiba's masterpiece, the clouds on the Hill remember the rigour that disappointment when the Ferris wheel as was expected. Matsuyama residents know nothing to blistering criticism "it is complete waste of tax money" as you. Viewed from the sky and an equilateral triangle, other post-modern buildings as it looks. However, limited is therefore advantage exhibition space that remained in the impression to each space bridge passage continues endlessly. Make use of the building of strong impression is very inefficient. In addition, exhibits on the contents of the novel "Saka no UE no Kumo name or Crown, while the even less exhibition in also further limited. A multi-faceted exhibition of the greats were produced from Matsuyama Matsuyama history, culture and customs, and museum devoted to focus on what I don't know. It is better you arrive as a "Museum of aggregate to Matsuyama on" position. I think to be disappointed and too conscious and Saka no UE no Kumo. If you are a big fan of "Saka no Ue no Kumo" which is one of the representative works of Ryotaro Shiba, you may be very disappointed at the exhibition of this museum. There are two reasons. One of them is that it is extremely inefficient to use the building as exhibition rooms. You may think that the interior of the building is occupied mostly by aisles. The building seen from above is an equilateral triangle, so it is very unique. However, it seems quite the opposite effect on the exhibition side. Another is that the purpose of the exhibition has not been decided. The exhibition on "Saka no Ue no Kumo" is only a part. In addition, there are exhibitions of the history and climate of Matsuyama city, and great persons from Matsuyama city. However, those exhibits are not directly related to "Saka no Ue no Kumo". This museum is a museum with various exhibits of history and culture in Matsuyama City, you had better think "Saka no Ue no Kumo" as a part of them.
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  • June 23, 2017
    People interested in this day and age is insignificant in one day. Is the time surely Japanese people all the ancestors, experienced. Visits to advance strongly.
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