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Japan Sword Museum, Shibuya

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2.7/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web
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  • Museum's strong interest but oriented connoisseurs, or well you need a guide. There are beautiful swords with a level of finish - decoration without equal. On the other hand, missing a little more explanation on the manufacturing of steel and then making the sword itself, sharpening etc. The short film (not necessarily in 3D :)) will serve well. He there had a story on the subject on ART (can be found on very popular video site) very interesting so to see before visiting the Museum.
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  • You can see various Samurai sword by planning. Sword display was me this time. You can do so the atmosphere of the place hotel is very quiet and deeply appreciate.
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  • Swords like you!, I but if you do not see many women history events line up swords, such as the National Museum in Ueno in, curator, explains the various women's entrance rather than the anime or something seems to be more interested in anyway I can, but I wonder if?
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  • If you know about Japanese swords this place is amazing. They have a Masamune blade there for example and a national treasure. Info for English is available at the counter. But like the other reviews say. Unless you have a keen interest it might be a bit of a letdown. Passing interests will find it a bit of a hike for not much bang.
  • Don't waist your time. It's one small room with very minimal descriptions of anything in Japanese or English. Only thing I regretted spending money on when I visited. Go to the Samurai museum instead, they have same things, but is much more friendly and informative.
  • Unless you have a very specific academic interest in Japanese swords, you should not bother. It's basically a single medium sized room with naked blades that look all too similar to the untrained eye. Info in English is scarce at best. Even if it was free it isn't worth the trouble of finding and hiking to, not in the atraction filled Shinjuku/Harajuku area.
  • Its realy not worth it the schow only the blade of the swort so the lock all a little bit naket
  • Quite hard to find in the first place and somewhat disappointing unless you already have an extensive knowledge of swords.
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