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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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Unparalleled Museum, SO worth the trip!

We are artists and art lovers and have never been so blown away by a museum! The museum is sparse but it is perfect. We only had an hour or so there, so didn't explore the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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Nantes, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

There is no denying the building and the exhibited works are worth a visit (especially the James Turell Open Field). However at more than Y2000, and combined with the intimidating architecture, the museum positions Art out of the reach of the visitor.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We are artists and art lovers and have never been so blown away by a museum! The museum is sparse but it is perfect. We only had an hour or so there, so didn't explore the outdoor grounds, but the 3 interior exhibits are wonderful. The Monet room is surreal, like a space in a Stanley Kubrik film. The Walter... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This was our 1st stop after the ferry ride & the entry charge was more than worth it......we were blown away by the simplicity of the works, yet the depth.....simply stunning & you must visit !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful art spaces in the world. The complementary relationship between the display & the building is unique & should be an inspiration to others.

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Bristol
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

You will see art in a way you've never seen it before. Even the view from the snack bar is art itself. It takes you within the realms of reality and unreality. Sunning pictures and installations housed in a totally sympathetic environment. It was very quiet when we went and such a thrill to be alone with 5 Monets...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great architecture and great modern art. They do have some works of James Turrell. One of them is a skyspace, you can visit it by night as well. You have to make reservations for that. A nice experience if you have time for it. The Monets have a great location too. The architecture is a real nice extra that fits... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Turner and Monets rooms are some of the best things I ve ever seen in my life. Literally. If you are in japan go here.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Beyond your imagination and more... You will see art enhanced by a unique setting of whiteness and light. Even the view from the cafe is pure art.

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Zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Chichu gallery is one of several Tando Ando galleries on the island of Naoshima, so you really have to view this as a trip to the whole Art island rather than just rate this gallery individually. The gallery itself is a knot of interconnecting spaces showing a very reduced collection of works. It is an experience in itself rather... More 

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NYC
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7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I agree with reviewers that the fees seemed high and the ticketing experience was somewhat irritating but experience these exhibits was worth it all. The scale of the exhibits and their marriage to place is beyond what I have experienced in the past. It's true that there are just a few exhibits but we found it it worth it as... More 

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