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Mitsuo Aida Museum

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Address: 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
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Thoughtful, calming, tranquil

I really enjoyed this small museum. If you love poetry and calligraphy then this is a perfect way to get some time out from the hustle of city life. If you can read some Japanese... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this small museum. If you love poetry and calligraphy then this is a perfect way to get some time out from the hustle of city life. If you can read some Japanese then you will enjoy it even more, although the English translations on each poem are beautifully created to capture the sense of the original work.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

This is a small museum located in the Tokyo International Forum. I really enjoyed viewing all the work. There are English translations of each of the poems. There is a very cute cafe inside the well designed space. It doesn't take much time to see the entire museum and it's well worth the effort. Bring 100 Yen coins for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

An art museum dedicated to the memory of calligraphic works of Mitsuo Aida. In this place exhibited his various works of art. To enter this area, you are charged an entrance fee of 800 yen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Mitsuo Aida's haikus (Japanese-style poems) are profound and stirring. I go there to reflect and just be at peace. I try reading the original texts but my Japanese isn't good enough for comprehending them, so I'm very grateful for the English translation posted next to the poems. I immerse myself in the works of art and forget the passage of... More 

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