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Shimoda History Museum

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Address: Shimoda 415-0024, Shizuoka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 558-23-2500

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A Look In to The Past-Nihon and America

The museuam resprents a total culmination of decades of interactions between both Japan and America. It respresent the historical fact that Shimoda was the first landing place and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2014
Jim F
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Cathedral City, California
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
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Tokyo, Japan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Although just a bit pricey at 1000 yen, this museum gives a great background on the importance Shimoda played in Japanese history. Plenty of English, especially in areas dedicated to Perry's two visits and the establishment of a Consulate. There is also lots of Russian for similar sections on visits from them to Shimoda. Should only take 30-45 minutes to... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The museuam resprents a total culmination of decades of interactions between both Japan and America. It respresent the historical fact that Shimoda was the first landing place and step stone to our two countries actually interacting both on the positve and negative side.

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