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Chichu Art Museum, Naoshima-cho

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
A work of art its own right, Chichu Art Museum is built into the subtropical landscape of the southern side of Naoshima Island. Most of the gallery remains invisible from the outside, while a scattering of minimalist concrete structures peaking over the foliage provides only a hint of what lurks inside. Step in to discover a permanent exhibit of the famed water lilies by Claude Monet, as well as works by Walter De Maria and James Turrell. Take a break at the onsite cafe, which offers picturesque views of the Inland Sea. Use our Naoshima-cho vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Chichu Art Museum and other attractions in Naoshima-cho.
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  • Entire Museum of art is art, this is a very interesting Museum. I think you go to sunny days because I think art, sunshine for the light of day depends on the perception of art including painting and its surrounding space. I think it is worth the admission fee is a bit high, but.
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  • 超級棒的美術館,藏品雖少但每一件都震撼人心,比起動輒上千件館藏卻只是掛牆上的美術館,地中美術館的館藏從空間到氛圍,由裡到外都讓人感動,強烈推薦! 
  • If you go to Naoshima benesse art than is recommended. Away ticket office building and Museum of art. Some where along the way reproduces the Monet's water lily pond, enjoy. Also, art, fun, my building No.1 was impressed. Think about what I saw from the ground now where are my, and fun. Take a look at in the building you should focus on doing.
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  • A beautiful minimalist and grand under ground museum - Monet paintings and architecture by Ando Tadao - modern art. Don't miss out on Benesse House museum and IE Project
  • Worth a one or two day trip. You can start in Naoshima and then take the ferry to visit the other art islands like Inujima.
  • The James Turrell exhibits are mesmerising, as is the architecture of the museum itself. Lets itself down with high ticket price (2000 yen for 3 exhibits) and an awful cafe. Eat elsewhere.
  • Too expensive for what you get, cafe was horribly expensive and limited menu. Staffs were too strict and restricted every noise/movements we made. For exhibition, they asked us to take off shoes and then put back on and take them off again.... Why? They said to protect the floor. We felt very uncomfortable walking around.
  • Okay, yes it's expensive but it's so worth it. What a breathtaking museum. Spectacular architecture and clever curation bring out the best in the three artists' work. A stunning and novel experience; I would recommend it to anyone.
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