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Nezu Museum

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Akasaka / Roppongi
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Address: 6-5-1 Minamiaoyama, Minato 107-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
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Scholar-Led Architectural Walking Tour: Harajuku, Omotesando and Roppongi
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City Sanctuary

The gardens here are a perfect city sanctuary to escape to for some exploration and centering. Well worth the short diversion! After your stroll in the gardens, enjoy some tea and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Matt P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The gardens here are a perfect city sanctuary to escape to for some exploration and centering. Well worth the short diversion! After your stroll in the gardens, enjoy some tea and matcha cake at the glass-walled Nezu Cafe overlooking the grounds.

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Kawasaki, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very spacious and quiet. They display exhibits elegantly with dim lights in rather dark rooms and the explanation panel is informative. When I visited they exhibited Blue and White Ceramics of Imari and they were very beautiful. It started snowing luckily and lasted for a short period of time which is rare in Tokyo when I was walking in the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had this very high on my list of things to see in Tokyo - and really enjoyed it, especially the gardens. I thought the shrine would be close by - but ran out of time to find which was disappointing as i thought they were together. The gardens were really a highlight for me in Tokyo - a city... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Harajuku do yourself a favor and keep walking all the way down the main strip. Keep walking past all the high-end stores to the very end of the street until you get to this beautiful museum. Don't miss the gardens, they're the best part.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quite tasty meal for lunch, though the bread served with the meal was quite ordinary, and having waited for some time to be seated, we had to ask for a menu once seated as they forgot us

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely collections, especially enjoyed the tea vessels. The building itself is well worth a visit, and the surrounding garden on a warm day is enchanting.

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Balmain, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture of this compact museum is clean lines and the serenity is entrancing. The sculpture gardens are as much of a showcase as the museum exhibitions and my children enjoyed discovering its pathways. The exhibition texts are in English. The site used to be a private residence and has the scale of a large home and gardens. The tea... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the museum itself is on smaller side, but I do love the building. However, the best part of the museum, is its garden. Beautiful, quiet place in the heart of the city.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

The Nezu Museum has some iconic works of art and many treasures across the genres in its permanent collection, and the special exhibitions are always worth seeing. The garden is gorgeous and worth a visit on its own, especially in autumn and when the irises are out. There is a nice gift shop and also a cafe (which I haven't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Beautiful small garden. Well-organized museum itself. Surrounding area with fine architectures are fantastic,

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Akasaka / Roppongi
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