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Lacquerware Museum (Hida Takayama Shunkei Kaikan)

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I was rather disappointed to be charged entry for this museum, as the displays were limited, fairly... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2013
TukoPomojaAustralia
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Sydney, Australia
This is one time my guidebook struck out...

I spent three nights in Takayama during Golden Week, and one of my guidebooks had mentioned the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2012
Bundtlust
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Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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Sep 5, 2014
“Lacquerware Museum Closed”
May 30, 2013
“Interesting”
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Takayama’s ultra-thin lacquer technique is world-famous. This museum houses easily a thousand examples of the honey-colored treasures, plus a production shop.
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1-88 Kanda-cho, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-32-3373
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Reviewed September 5, 2014

Hida Takayama Shunkei Kaikan closed in June 2014, and will never open again according to Tourist Information. We have been there several times. Museum was not great, just OK, but their lacquerware store had many very good and beautiful products, and prices was OK. This...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2013

I was rather disappointed to be charged entry for this museum, as the displays were limited, fairly old and dusty. The shop, on the other hand, was excellent!

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Reviewed August 13, 2012

I spent three nights in Takayama during Golden Week, and one of my guidebooks had mentioned the lacquerware museum. I thought it sounded interesting; it was rainy that day, so some indoors time was welcome. Takayama lacquerware is not the fancy shellacked gold-on-black that you'll...More

1  Thank Bundtlust
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