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Chichu Art Museum

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Address: 3449-1 Naoshima, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 -87-892-3755
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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the architecture of the museum in conjunction with the artworks is simply breathtaking. my favourite place on the island and a truly memorable experience. one of the best art... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

the architecture of the museum in conjunction with the artworks is simply breathtaking. my favourite place on the island and a truly memorable experience. one of the best art galleries i have ever been to. i was lucky to enjoy solitude during my visit (just before closing time).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It felt like stepping inside a Kubrick film: a white-dressed lady accompanies you inside a huge empty hall. That is the ante-chamber before going to the divine Monet room. Go for the quality of the experience not for the quantity of artworks. Unforgettable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The art and the building are amazing and just work so well together. The Monet display is a highlight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

come late when most have gone home... Use time to really enjoy the spaces... And Take a drink at the cafe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I was skeptical of art in Naoshima given my experiences in Tokyo where collections of western art were comprised of minor works. So the experience of visiting Benesse House and the Chichu Museum was an unexpected joy. The work at Benesse House is focused on the late 90's and minimalism although there are extraordinary pieces by Bartlett (look for the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Of the various art & architecture attractions and points of interest on Naoshima, this is the most engaging. While it is more expensive than Benesse to enter, the combination of artworks and installations in this space is absolutely thrilling. Put it on the top of your list!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This place hits well above its weight, it is well designed with great art inside. Really enjoyed the vibe of the place - the Monet is in an incredible peaceful place. Definitely make time for this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stunning what architecture can do with concrete . The art works were perfectly fitted into this entity. Just beautiful experience to see these combinations of art pieces and architecture. Personally liked this museum best on Naoshima.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

James Turrell 's blue room will give you a taste of infinity. And so will the caffeteria and its terrace overlooking the sea.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Superb architecture, designed to show the artwork. Breathtaking Monet room. Less convinced by the other artwork, but that's a mater of taste

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