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Sannenzaka Museum

337-1 Kiyomizu 3-chome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-532-4270
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Japanese decorative arts

It's not a very big museum, but that just adds to the whole coziness of the place. Exhibits are... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
MiKyOtO
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Tokyo, Japan
Easily missed small museum with astonishing exhibits

This small museum is easily missed on a walk down from Kiyomizudera but is absolutely worth keeping... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
brixtontrev
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london
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337-1 Kiyomizu 3-chome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

It's not a very big museum, but that just adds to the whole coziness of the place. Exhibits are nicely done in a traditional way.

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This small museum is easily missed on a walk down from Kiyomizudera but is absolutely worth keeping an eye out for. The often have temporary exhibitions on the upper floor as well as the permanent exhibition on the ground floor. Some of the exhibits of...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

This is a small museum with the goals of promoting knowledge of traditional, Japanese decorative arts and encouraging a similar standard of skill to be developed today. We visited twice so as to take it all in, as the quality of the exhibits was truly...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2017

This museum has a small but high quality collection of key Japanese artistic crafts: cloisonné; metal work; satsuma & laquerware. There are also some wonderful netsuke. Additionally, there are detailed written explanations in English of the techniques involved in making cloisonné, lacquerware & metal work...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2015

The museum is small (only 2 rooms) but full of wonderful fine craft pieces! I came during a maki-e exhibition (Japanese lacquer with gold powder) which was fabulous. The permanent exhibition shows carved ivory pieces, cloisonné, beautifully decorated ceramics, high-level metal crafted objets and so......More

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