Miho Museum

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Shlomi T
Nagano, Japan1,327 contributions
May 2021
Excellent museum on a different level. Full of treasures.
Must have cost them a fortune to build. And to fill it with all those treasures from around the world. SPECTACULAR
Written May 23, 2021
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maritora
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan4,752 contributions
Oct 2019
This is a museum designed by a famous architect I.M Pei who is known as an architect of a glass pyramid of Louvre Museum.
A wide variety of exhibits was displayed, orient to occident and ancient to present, such as a statue of hieroglyph from ancient Egypt to present Japanese Bizen made by a living national treasure.
This vast site was in a mountain surrounded by greenery. It took 7 minutes on foot through a well-maintained promenade from the ticket office to the main building. There was also pick-up by electric car between these buildings.
The buildings seemed to design based on artwork, each room had a special feature. A design philosophy was presented with an object, it was interesting.
I visited there early morning on Sunday, there were more visitors Westerners than Asian. Exhibits were displayed with enough space so I could enjoy appreciate them in silence.
Written December 26, 2019
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foodiekatkat
Hong Kong, China585 contributions
Dec 2019
Opened in 1997 amid the abundant natural beauty of the mountains of Shigaraki, Shiga prefecture. The museum was designed by architect I.M. Pei, who is renowned for works such as the glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris. Is a truly amazing museum especially their collection, I do really like standing Buddha!!
Written December 11, 2019
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Ellen F
1 contribution
Nov 2019 • Couples
IM Pei’s architecture is well worth the hour’s drive from Kyoto - the contents of the museum are the icing on a masterful design.
Written November 11, 2019
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PiggySue2014
Singapore, Singapore340 contributions
Sep 2019 • Family
With a museum that is founded amid nature, you’d enjoy the beautiful season, appreciate the architecture work of IM Pei, marvel at the artifacts, and savour organic foods. This harmonious blend of experience is worthy of a visit!
Written September 1, 2019
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todalibertad
New Orleans, LA49 contributions
May 2019
Truly amazing museum designed by IM Pei. It does take a while to travel from Kyoto station. But the access to this paradise is worth the effort.
Written May 29, 2019
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ShiningSchnee
Hong Kong, China1,967 contributions
May 2019 • Friends
A real architectural gem of IM Pei with an impressive collection of antiques from different parts of the world. The edgy museum building itself blends in perfectly with the beautiful natural surroundings. Recommend spending a whole day here.
Written May 12, 2019
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uzuinfinity567
2 contributions
Apr 2019 • Solo
If you are visiting Japan,in particular,visiting Kyoto,
you should go a little further to MIHO MUSEUM.

A Real-World Shangli-La.

This’s concept of MIHO MUSEUM.
The building is one of the works of art. It was built by IM Pei, whom the world-famous pyramid in the Louvre museum build, and Japan has only one here.
If it is the cherry blossom season in April, the tunnel that approaches the entrance reflects the pink of the cherry blossoms and becomes truly fantastic.
It has already become quite famous in Japan,in Asia. Indeed, A Real-World Shangli-La.

The unique Japanese spirit “wa”.

You can experience the unique Japanese spirit “wa”that means harmony and connection with each other .
It is said that global architects IM Pei who choose a client will not make boxes alone.
Therefore, the museum collected world-class exhibits from around the world.
It seems as if art works have picked up this MIHO MUSEUM as the final residence. A collection that seems to be good only as a miracle
It seems that it is finished.
In ancient Egypt, the statue of God Horus, a huge Buddha statue from Gandhara. Stand in front of the gods, calm your mind,
If you concentrate your mind for a while, you can feel the time and space that will flow to the future from now on and from now on. Something important must come to mind.

Excellent meals.

In cafes and restaurants, they try to offer tasteful meals.
It is completely different from the material from the usual. A completely natural material,without agrochemicals or man-made fertilizers
. A dish made with “Natural Agriculture".
It would be good to eat Japanese-style “Tofu" and a heartwarming rice ball “Onigiri".

Be loved by Grammy Winner and Louis Vuitton

Also, the world famous Paul Winter in JAZZ has won a Grammy Award for an album recorded in this museum, with the theme here MIHO MUSEUM.
The album "jouney to the Mountain" is a must-hear (check with Amazon etc).
Listen before the trip, raise expectations from here on, listen after the trip, and relive the intriguing experience again.

In addition, Louis Vuitton had chosen MIHO MUSEUM as the setting for the 2018 Cruise Collection. Seeing this tunnel as a runway, many of the world's leading edge fashions are passing through the entrance, one after the other, on YouTube.
Written April 26, 2019
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Tracy P
Hong Kong, China683 contributions
Oct 2018 • Friends
I love the museum very much especially its collection. It’s my second time to be there. Please read the transportation details of its website before go and better plan a day trip there. If you take JR and then transfer by bus, remember not to stay a minute in the JR station when you get off the train. Go to the bus stop directly because the bus will leave the terminal very soon. If you miss it, you need to wait an hour. You are advised to go earlier and enjoy the peaceful and quiet environment. After buying ticket, don’t take any traffic vehicle, better walking straight to the museum and then you would feel what’s the meaning of the dreamland with blossom. Apart from the private collection, you are highly recommended to have tea there. It’s an awesome experience to settle down your emotion and thinking there.
Written March 8, 2019
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susankC72DH
Richmond, CA, United States98 contributions
Oct 2018 • Friends
While in Kyoto, we took a short excursion and visited Miho Museum. I didn't know what to expect since one of the members of my group suggested we go. I was completely blown away... first by the surroundings and the architecture and then by the exhibits themselves (no photos allowed). If you have extra time, it is worth visiting even if you don't visit any of the exhibits.
Written January 30, 2019
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