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Great photography!

This place has quite a collection of great photos of the Biei region through the seasons and time... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Beautiful local landscape photos

Takushinkan is a nice place to visit, but if you love paintings and ceramics, you MUST visit... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Sue P
Melbourne, Australia
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Aug 29, 2017
“Great photography!”
Jul 19, 2017
“A gallery for Nature lovers, photographers ,and simply, lovers of beauty”
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Takushin, Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun 071-0474, Hokkaido
+81 166-92-3355
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

This place has quite a collection of great photos of the Biei region through the seasons and time of day. Its certainly works of professionals. They've also put up some for sale and expectedly very pricey. One can easily spend a lot of time there...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

The gallery is a nice little two-level house, which exhibits the works of a famous Japanese landscape photographer, Shinzo Maeda (1922–1998). He well captures the changing colours, moods and details of the landscape and of the seasons in Biei, Hokkaido. The only regret is that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Takushinkan is a nice place to visit, but if you love paintings and ceramics, you MUST visit Shinseikan and Goto Sumio: both are absolute must-see galleries!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sue P
Reviewed June 20, 2017

This is a wonderful gallery with a quite superb collection of photos of the local area in all seasons. If you have Y75000, then any one can be yours!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Gooner51
Reviewed November 10, 2016

One of the issues with visiting Biei in Autumn is that it is betwixt and between. Many of its attractions centre on picturesque areas of farming and flowers in spring and summer and I suspect the countryside is similarly picturesque under a mantle of snow...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little gallery that promotes the work of Japan's famous landscape photographer Shinzo Maeda. We managed to visit this intimate gallery just before a coachload of tourists arrived. Very peaceful experience and meditative music playing generates a lovely atmosphere to take your time enjoying the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We stop here on our biking tour to use the rest room and to see the birch tree path. We didn't actually go into the building. It was a nice stop after biking for 30 mins. The birch tree path was beautifully. It only took...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank mpy27
Reviewed September 12, 2013

It is a small place with paintings of Hokkaido. The paintings are beautiful but that's all. You can easily finish the whole place in 15mins.

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank hakuta00
Reviewed August 21, 2012

The journey to this photo gallery was filled with beautiful sights of beautiful scenery of flowers and farm , the photo in the gallery was beautiful , we didn't spend much time here . Just 15 minutes and we left!

3  Thank kenkeh
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