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Chichu Art Museum

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Address: 3449-1, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 -87-892-3755
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I found this museum so special, one of the best I have ever visited. The architecture is amazing, and the three artists featured there are perfect, fitting into the vibe seamlessly

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I found this museum so special, one of the best I have ever visited. The architecture is amazing, and the three artists featured there are perfect, fitting into the vibe seamlessly

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

An architectural marvel, the museum itself is beautifully laid out & constructed with loads of light pouring into the open spaces & galleries, which is amazing in that the museum is underground! This architectural marvel of Tadao Ando is specifically designed for the works exhibited there, which also feature light. There is a gallery with 5 large Monet water lilly... More 

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Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Museum is small hot and you are not allowed to talk. Expensive entry fee and the key moment was when we were ask to wear slippers to go see the Monet paintings (5) and told not to speak in front of them Art as a religion. Not sure Monet would have wanted s to look at his paintings in slippers... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I really love architecture with very brilliant natural light design. Most impressed is Water Lilly. It is absolutely different from Water Lilly in MOMA in New York!!!! Must see!!!

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Museum by Tadao Ando is truly outstanding in the building and designed space itself, and it adds the experience of lifetime with incredibly well-presented matching exhibition spaces for each marvelous and precious artworks; Tadao Ando's iconic exposed concrete supplemented with galvanized iron details played with lights and the nature gives interesting experience with well thought-out flow. Claude Monet's "Water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Chichu art mesuem fulls of power from the structure itselves and from nature included natural light ,wind ,shadow etc. It's really good to visit once in a life .

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A beautifully designed building that will take your breath away - worth reading about the building itself and the works of the three artists displayed in the museum before going, as that will add a whole different dimension to the visit. Inspired.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is an absolutely outstanding art installation - we very nearly didn't go during our day trip to Naoshima, but it was definitely the highlight of a very good day! Tickets are relatively expensive but well worth the money - they have several water-lilly (Monet) paintings, presented in a vast room that's entirely naturally lit - it's an absolutely breathtaking... More 

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Southport, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

After wending your way through a tiny approximation of Monet's Garden, be prepared to walk upstairs, downstairs, and through tunneled concrete halls, and taking off your shoes at Chichu Art Museum. Mostly underground, the museum is a marvel of design. The James Turrell light works are fascinating, the Walter De Maria "Time/Timeless/No Time" mind-boggling, and Monet's water lilies, painted in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Chichu is the most unusual of Ando's art museums on the Island of Naoshima. It is a cross between a mine with air shafts and an art galley - it is underground. It is also a gallery that is a 'set piece' in so far as it is the permanent display of only three artists works. Of these, for me,... More 

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Address: 3449-1, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 -87-892-3755
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Shikoku  >  Kagawa Prefecture  >  Kagawa-gun  >  Naoshima-cho
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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