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Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

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Address: 5-21-9 Shirokanedai, Minato 108-0071, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3443-0201
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Art Deco Perfection

This is a perfectly restored Art Deco residence that was the property of a Prince in the Imperial family and built for him in 1933. I have visited before the restoration and you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Saitama, Japan

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Saitama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a perfectly restored Art Deco residence that was the property of a Prince in the Imperial family and built for him in 1933. I have visited before the restoration and you did spend time trying to look past or around the mediocre art exhibits to look at the lovely building. Now the building has been rightly shifted into... More 

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Wien, Österreich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Visit the former residence of Prince Asaka, which has been build completely in the style of Art Deco. It will be hard to find a second place in the world, that is 100% original and let´s you see and experience the atmosphere of Art Deco with all senses. I also recommend to visit the museum shop and the small cafe... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A fantastic art gallery hidden in a large garden off a major road. The exhibitions vary throughout the year but are accompanied by worthy catalogues usually written in Japanese and English.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The park is surrounded by a garden and sculptures, adorned with art deco buildings. The park is managed by the government, and you can see a variety of collections that they have shown, in addition there is also a restaurant for the visitors.

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Apart from viewing any art exhibitions there (good 'mask' exhibition when I visited), the building and gardens are well worth the visit. Staff will give you an excellent audio guide to use round the house. unfortunately photography is not allowed.

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Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a small museum situated in a quiet area. Has its own outdoor garden and pond. Can be reached by foot, a nice walk or by rail for example Yamanote line. Several good hotels nearby

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Teien Art Museum is situated in a lovely park not far from Meguro Station on the Yamanote Line. Although the park is not fully open it is still a lovely park to visit and the Museum is worth a visit just for the quality and authenticity of the Art deco architecture and finish. It should be as it was owned... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I found this a very interesting experience, viewing what was a prince's palace and gardens built in 1930's. Certainly well worth the modest Y1200 entry fee. Good signage guides you through the building and most rooms and a large majority of the art and artifacts have Japanese and English descriptions. There was an audio service also available. No photos are... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I loved the respect between people and the cleanness of every area ,and the organisation,you have to see it to beleive,I travelled from Osaka to Kanazawa and back across the country by bullet train,awesome ,I spent a lot of time in Shibuya,electronics plus,good shopping,arcades,food pubs,international bar,great at night,nice bar tucker,I did so much but I canot write it all down,I... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

If you've got/get gallery fatigue, it's hard to imagine a better place to come than this. Absolutely stunning art deco building with wonderful details throughout - the building alone is worth coming for. The there's a small but well-choses collection and an interesting guest exhibition. Excellent place.

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Shinagawa / Gotanda
In Shinagawa, an office district shares space with luxury residential buildings and the scene is constantly changing with rapid development. Ikedayama park and Togoshi park are great places to see beautiful traditional Japanese gardens with ponds, as well as enjoy the changing seasons. Shinagawa was a post and a port town during the Edo era and the lavish old Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples at Shinagawa and Ebara are very popular. It's a great place to get in touch with the old Edo atmosphere on a pleasure boat cruising along the canal. The neighboring area around Gotanda station is a study in modern contrasts filled with unique restaurants and a lively nightlife.
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