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Naoshima

Address: Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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English first
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My sister & I stayed on the island overnight. Worth having the extra time to leisurely stroll around the area and the opportunity to photograph the artwork in different light. The scenery itself is very beautiful too. A great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The shuttle bus is a god-send when you want to get around... More 

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Singapore
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135 reviews 135 reviews
70 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

1/2 to a day can be spent here. Many nice art projects to take in...and to see how inhabitants of this small island go about their daily routine. Most of all...great for many photo shoots.

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Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

very compact island very lots of fabulous architectures plus a few of really fantastic museums. The chichu art museum is definitely awesome, but if you are driving in the island, please be reminded that it is not allowed to drive in the benesse art houses area for non-benesse hotel guests.

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Hong Kong, China
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98 reviews 98 reviews
9 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

There are quite a few islands at the Seto inland sea that people would find many interesting and inspiring art deco, not only in museum, but everywhere on the islands. Picking one island to visit with only one day available for the trip is not easy. Finally I picked Naoshima because of the few famous museums on the island and... More 

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Tel Aviv
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

for those who like architecture and modern art, this is the place for them, exhibits are not pretentious and are not to time consuming, some of the exhibits are just breath taking.

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De Bilt, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Arts and Arts everywhere. If you really like architecture and arts, visit this place. Recommended. To reach this place, you have to go by ferry, takes not more than 30 minutes. Place to stay quiet expensive just for a small caravan and shared bathroom. Mozzy everywhere at night. But people are nice and friendly.

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Cascais, Portugal
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Fantastic art distributed over the island. Fabulous Yayoi Kusama pumpkins, Niki de St. Phalle animal sculpture, Benesse House museum with top artistw.

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Shanghai, China
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visit all the art House Projects. Walk into the town at least once, it only takes 25 minutes and is a lovely walk. Make sure you book Ginza art installation in advance. Hire a bike to ride around the island, the nature, art and architrave are simply magnificent!

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London, United Kingdom
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324 reviews 324 reviews
177 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Just sitting and watching the beach surrounded by the mountains is a sight not forgotten for a lifetime.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Teshima is great as well, bicycles to rent, so take 2 days to enjoy art, nature and friendly little traditional villages, Stay at tsutsuji-so yourtes in Naoshima. Cheap and comfortable, on the beach !

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