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AMAZING - MUST SEEM

Coming from the west, kites don't always seem exciting.... but this museum was one of the coolest... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2017
marrrrrrrrk
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Brooklyn, New York
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Wonderful, Amazing, Spectacular

You might not have visiting a kite museum on your bucket list, but you probably should have this... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Elizabeth W
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Riverside, California
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This museum was established in tha hopes of deepening the appreciation of the beauty, history and science of the kites of Shirone, the rest of Japan, and the world-in order to bring recognition to the kite as humankind's universal companion. Those...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1770-1 Jogesuwanoki, Minami-ku, Niigata 950-1214, Niigata Prefecture
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+81 25-372-0314
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Coming from the west, kites don't always seem exciting.... but this museum was one of the coolest things I've seen on my trip to Japan! I was so impressed that I plan on going back next year for the festival and to see the museum...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

You might not have visiting a kite museum on your bucket list, but you probably should have this one on there! We had such a good time look at all of the giant kites, learning about the history of the kite battles, learning about the...More

2  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed September 2, 2014

I know what you’re thinking. . . a kite museum. Yawn. Prepare to be surprised, though, especially if you have young kids on board. The museum pays homage to the huge kite festival that takes place each June in the Shirone neighborhood of Niigata City...More

2  Thank Nine_Ate_Seven
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