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Nezu Museum, Minato

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#7 of 363 in Museums in Tokyo
Visit Nezu Museum for a meticulous, captivating lesson in how Japanese art and culture have evolved throughout history. The museum houses Nezu Kaichirō's (1860 –1940) private collection of pre-modern Japanese and East Asian art. Constructed in 1933, Nezu's family home-cum-museum consists of the main house, gate house, and three-story kura (storehouse) filled with relics, crafts, and works of art. Inspect the vast collection of Edo-period folding screens, paintings of renown, calligraphy, sculptures, Chinese bronzes, and archaeological materials. Should you tire from walking, rest outside in the serene traditional garden. By using our Tokyo holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Nezu Museum and other attractions in Tokyo.
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  • Location: underground station is Omote-sando-C04-GRE. Z02-purple. G02-orange. Exit A4. Go straight ni4uda not turning and 300 meters will be rested in the Museum. Two floors of the building accommodates the 6th galleries with exhibits and gift shop. From the first floor goes way out into the garden. Small, narrow lanes lead to the inner Lake. Many flowers, bamboo, bansaja and other plants. Inside the Garden Café.
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  • Is exhibited small, great, but it more than gardens, cafes and museums as well as the fun. Is the place to forget especially being in the middle of the city
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  • Beautiful blooming IRIS forest gardens in the Nezu Art Museum in Aoyama, Ogata Korin's treasure IRIS folding screen figure, this curiosity to visit often, but this year, like urban oasis, you may visit the season of new green leaves can Enjoy this high design and beauty of living IRIS and Korin, and beautiful IRIS folding charts together, time of bliss. This is a very nice, good access to city place, holding many precious art of rimpa school relationship between painting and folding, dry mountain pottery, and art museums. Best museums to visit when you have a little time to think. Nezu Cafe in the garden if you prefer take a break! This year's special exhibition Korin and Kenzan is 5/13 (Sunday) up in a still better not miss!
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  • Great museum with some interesting pieces. The highlight was the traditional Japanese garden which was beautiful. Facilities were also good.
  • Nice Serene place. They have different exhibitions on rotating basis. Along with exhibitions, there is garden outside which is great to take a stroll
  • Worth the entrance fee for the garden alone. Beautiful space to wander around, with water features, stone pagodas and traditional tea houses. I went on a weekday and it felt like I had the place to myself, it was so peaceful. The exhibitions, although interesting, weren’t the reason I’d return.
  • A well-curated museum with space and calmness that mirrors the lovely garden. It has a mix of Asian art and archaeological items beautifully displayed. There's also a cafe with views of the garden. The garden is stunning with autumnal colors during late fall. Worth the pricey entrance fee (currently 1100 yen for adults).
  • Underground stop: Omotesando. A museum with beautiful garden in the city centre in Tokyo. It’s also great to see the pretty building which is designed by Kengo Kuma.
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