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The National Art Center, Tokyo

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Address: 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato 106-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
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National art center. Dali exhibition.

It is a great place to admire art with all kinds of exhibitions . I got into Dali's special exhibition, which had over a hundred of Dali's artworks. A must see place if you're... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great place to admire art with all kinds of exhibitions . I got into Dali's special exhibition, which had over a hundred of Dali's artworks. A must see place if you're looking for inspiration.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lots of great art to see there. i loved each and every room decorated iwth different arts went there for whole day and it was an amazing experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I came here during the time of the Issey Miyake retrospective and the exhibit really didn't disappoint. Correct me if I'm wrong, but it doesn't really seem like a museum; it doesn't have any permanent collections whatsoever, this is just an area where art exhibits are showcased. As for the building itself, I think it's still worth seeing due to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The National Art Centre is itself a beautiful building and a worthwhile visit. Not only the exterior, but the huge open internal spaces create the special feel that an Art Centre should. In addition, I attended the Dali exhibit which was something very special and interesting from an historical view as well as artistic. The cafe was also a pleasant... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This museum has no pernanent collection, so you must pick which exhibits you want to see and buy the ticket for that exhibit. I saw the Dali exhibit and was impressed. lovely cafe to get a drink and pastry afterwards.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Dali exhibit cost 1600 yen. It was crowded by very orderly. It was a Monday but the exhibit was still full. Chronologically ordered to show Dali's earlier works and later foray into surrealism. There are a few media works and sculptures displayed as well. Worthwhile to spend an afternoon here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Cool building, and nearby Roppongi Hills which is nice to go explore afterwards. They always have a number of exhibitions free to foreign visitors it seems, so bring your passport if that applies. Particularly enjoyed the exhibition in the run up to the Tokyo Paralympics, where you could try various different wheelchair designs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Went here to see the Dali exhibition which was great but quite crowded so I would advise going early but the other attraction is the building itself and the restaurant which is up on this concrete structure and had a great French meal which for the quality of the food was value for money. The other main ? Permanent exhibition... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This Art Center is a fascinating building and the architecture itself is worth seeing. The ground is beautiful too. I understand that this Art Center is an exhibition hall and it does not have its own collection. I was lucky to see Dali exhibition there. I enjoyed my visit very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Went to go see Dali. The exhibition was incredible. The building on the outside and the inside is stunning. Many art exhibitions in one place. A great place to get cultured. Great to take teenagers there. The cafeteria is nice too, they have really good wholemeal sandwiches. Clean, and if you get cold they lend you a small blanket, which... More 

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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.
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