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Nezu Museum

Address: 6-5-1 Minamiaoyama, Minato 107-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3400-2536
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Ranked #1 of 100 Attractions in Minato
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing places to spend the time out of the noise of the city. it worth a visit and i highely recommended it to everyone

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This museum was great to see but the english ability of the staff was not enough so its better you get a Guide book from the entrance the museum is well designed and has a very nice collection of Japanese tea ceromony highly recomended to japanese tea lovers

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Nezu museum was very famous for its Japanese garden. However, the exhibition itself was not as remarkable. As of the garden, I recommend that you plan 1-2 hour(s) for it, if you love Japanses gardens. It is absolutely quite, despite the fact that it is located in one of the busiest areas in Tokyo, Omotesando. You can see skyscrapers... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Here you are a video I made of the Garden https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=411jpe3deaY&list=UUAxMEpfzdJ2dkrplSWehgcA The Nezu Museum was first a private property owned by Nezu Kaichiro (1860-1940) president of the Tobu Railway in Japan and became later the museum that you will visit. This museum houses a huge collection of Chinese bronze pieces and other artifacts, paintings and calligraphy (7,400 objects). But by... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Located in posh Aoyama amid fancy premium brand stores (Prada, Cartier, etc.), Nezu Museum is small but the building is gorgeous (Kengo Kuma is the architect), and has a spectacular garden. I believe it is built on the site of the Nezu family mansion.

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Chicago
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Step away into another world to this quiet museum away from the noise of Tokyo. The exhibits change and it is worth looking online for what you are interested in, but it is a beautifully designed building with varied interesting exhibits - from pottery to screens, kimonos to sculptures. The gift shop was the best we saw during our week... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

this is a real gem. we have been living on tokyo for 2 years now and this place is one of the cutest we have seen so far. tiny park but well worth the visit. will be back in summer. there is a nice cafe with a view to the garden pond. food didn't seem expensive either.

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Bodo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Nice museum with a huge and beautiful garden. Great for a break from the cityscape. The exhibition inside was ok, not great.

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Amsterdam
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

An ideal museum for an autumn a’noon. A small exhibition (nice for a change), in a beautiful designed museum. The cafe is a wonderful construction with views into the beautiful Japanese garden. Nice menu. All very refined, stylish and relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

For a first time Japan traveler, I was pleasantly surprised by how amazing the garden of this museum is. Through the designed path , you will be embraced by the Zen atmosphere and beautiful artifacts around you. You will feel the beauty of nature even you are standing in the one of the busiest city in the world. Aside from... More 

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