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Nezu Museum

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Address: 6-5-1 Minamiaoyama, Minato 107-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3400-2536
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great exhibits, not much english

The exhibition has some really beautiful pieces and the gardens are filled with statues and rock carvings. The museum has a handful of rooms, I really enjoyed everything though... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The exhibition has some really beautiful pieces and the gardens are filled with statues and rock carvings. The museum has a handful of rooms, I really enjoyed everything though did find the calligraphy difficult to understand as I don't read the script. There are some english captions but they are not as extensive as the Japanese captions - but don't... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Nezu is a lovely small museum. In fact, we simply visited the current exhibit on Buddhas. There was a bit of English signage and an English guide which was a nice surprise. But really, go for the gardens. They are stunning, and we visited right before everything was blooming. Nooks and crannies with special statues, water features, and foliage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The museum is a little short walk from Omotesando station. The exhibits were brilliant and the garden was well maintained. The service at the cafe was exceptional.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is my and wife's favorite museum in Tokyo. It is small, but so well done with frequent temporary visits and an interesting permanent collection. And the garden is not to be missed. It is tranquil, private (you feel alone), and quite larger than expected (water features, much flora, statuary, etc.). If you want a museum that takes 1-2 hours... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Because the garden is tucked in a little valley among the buildings and it entails a spring and little creek, the views (at ground level rather than looking up) are superb. Some of the creek crossings are made of big stones that are not always level but you can visit a large part of the garden even with a stroller.... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Kengo kuma always delivers, tucked away in aoyama is this museums / zen garden with an even lovely cafe in it A must for all tourists , this boutique museum

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

By all means go through the halls of art, but do absolutely step out into the garden. Enjoy a cup of coffee at the cafe. The garden is quiet, peaceful, and makes it hard to believe you're in Tokyo. Near Omotesando so you can shop afterwards. Near cafes and restaurants. A must stop while in Tokyo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Even if you not a great fan of museums this is a great place to go because it is small and well done. The garden is in itself worth it. I was impressed by the copper objects from the Chinese Shang Dynasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The Museum itself is home to some fascinating permanent exhibits and often houses amazing Japanese exhibitions - ceramics, screens, water colours, etc. There is also an up-market museum shop where some interesting souvenirs of your visit can be picked up. The real attraction, however, is the garden - particularly in Spring and the Autumn when the colours are incredible. Photographers,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We happened upon this museum when we were walking around Omotosando. A nice space with a few small galleries. I would check the exhibits being featured, but if in the area, worth popping in.

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Staying in Akasaka / Roppongi

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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.