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National Museum of Western Art, Taito
(4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Home to the most significant public art collection in the country, National Museum of Western Art specializes in Impressionism. Established in 1959, the museum features a main building designed by widely revered French architect Le Corbusier, and is a work of art in its own right. Immerse yourself in two floors of diverse works, taking special note of the 58-piece Rodin collection, alluded to by the trio of sculptures located outside the museum. Stop by the shop for an extensive collection of some 3,000 books on art and design, or drop into the onsite cafe to grab some refreshments. Arrange to visit National Museum of Western Art and other attractions in Tokyo using our Tokyo holiday planner.
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  • National Museum of Western art in Tokyo. 2016. Le Corbusier's architecture is one of the seventeen places. There are a lot of exhibitions in Ueno. Metropolitan Museum of art: Museum of Western art: Mori Art Museum: Museum of nature and science, etc. .. Ueno is also only a day, but also look good and of course, Zoo ...
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  • Went to watch the Cranach. Is also recognized as a world heritage site and popular so not bad flow, ticket booth, was excellent. Excellent support staff, were admitted to smooth. Exhibit booth well appointed, lighting paintings was appropriate. Regretably, the route turned somewhat apart this was where necessary is, go, go.
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  • It is very well thought. The masters major french find good place. There are beautiful paintings! I was admiring of a self portrait of Marie-Gabrielle Capet. The details are cared for. Almost of the photo. There is a full bathroom in the tribute to Le Corbusier. Movies, cutouts, pictures etc etc await you. The list of painters are being represented is easily on the net. It is huge and complete. There is also some jewelry including a papal ring. Good visit!
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  • One of my favourite place in Tokyo! A cheap but a great Museum! You will see a lot of original western art works from styles from Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic as well as Modern.
  • It's recently been made s World Heritage site, but I find it quite an ugly building, and the galleries were just so-so. The café was nice though!
  • Terrible place. Ugly rodin sculptures I came for the courbet's nude but they didnt have it on display
  • Must-visit museum. Great collection and remarkable architecture.
  • Great if you like French Impressionism. Didn't realized how much Japanese collectors liked French art.