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Global Japan Art Trip (Museums that Kanagawa prounds itself on to the rest of the world)

Yokosuka, Miura 20h45m

This is a trip to fully indulge in works of domestic and foreign artists in Kanagawa prefecture. With a main focus on the modern arts with worldwide recognition, this 3 day trip selects museums that exibit not only Japanese culture, but also operates with a wide global perspective. This tour also provides some art-related activities and meals in some artistic space for participants to fully immerse themselves in Japanese arts.

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Japan Open Air Folk House Museum

30 minutes from Tokyo and 40 minutes away by car from Haneda Airport, this municipal Japanese folklore park located in the northern part of Kawasaki City is an outdoor museum featuring 25 structures, including Japanese traditional houses, watermills and Kabuki stages. In one of the facilities, the traditional crafts building, you can experience indigo dyeing.

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Cafeteria TARO

This fine cafe is located in the Taro Okamoto Museum of Art in Ikuta Ryokuchi Park. It is surrounded by rich nature while you can enjoy relaxing in serene space in a bright sunlight. You also are able to enjoy the seasonal atmosphere from the terrace seats.After sharing wonderful arts, have a relaxing moment with a cup of tea.

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Explore Kogane-cho

"Kogane-cho" is known as a place where you can experience a deep culture of Yokohama. Time passes slowly and silently here. Enjoy the melting taste of art, people, food, nature and history in Kogane-cho.

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Yokohama Museum Of Art

Yokohama Museum of Art opened to the public on November 3, 1989. It is one of the largest art institutions in Japan. With its iconic symmetric architecture, featuring the expansive space of the Grand Gallery, the museum is made up of a total of seven gallery spaces, as well as an Art Information and Media Center that holds over 110,000 art-related books, ateliers...

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Bashamichi

The name Bashamichi (Horse-drawn Carriage Street) is derived from the fact that carriages carrying foreigners frequently went up and down this street at the time of the opening of the port. Upon passing below an iron arch with carriage designs, a tranquil street and many historical buildings will welcome visitors.

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Yuraku-yoh

How about making pottery as a memory of Hayama? At this pottery school "Yuraku-yoh" in Hayama, you are able to try to make your original pottery. They display and sell Masayuki Tsunoda's works. Please enjoy those peaceful moments with those potterys.

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The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
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The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama

In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are presently closed. Please check our website for information on when we’ll be reopening, our operational information, and more. 〈The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama〉 The museum in Hayama holds 4 to 5 exhibitions per year. There's a strolling path on the premise, so that visitors can enjoy sculptures while walking. Th...

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Yokosuka Museum of Art

The museum is located in Kannonzaki, an area rich in nature and on the eastern side of Miura Peninsula. Around 5000 contemporary Japanese artwork is kept here. In addition to a variety of exhibitions, the unique architecture that harmonizes with its surroundings as well as the outstanding view is appealing. The Italian restaurant with a famous chef is also popular.

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Hakone Venetian Glass Museum
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Hakone Venetian Glass Museum

This museum showcases the Venetian Glass which enchanted the royalty and nobility of Europe in the middle ages. Besides the exhibition, there are many interesting things in the museum, including a hands-on workshop, a museum shop selling glass items imported from around the world, and a restaurant well-known for its authentic live canzone (an Italian ballad) performance by an Italian singer.

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Pola Museum of Art

This private museum, operated by the Pola Art Foundation, houses around 9,500 works of art featuring impressionist masterpieces, including those by Monet and Renoir, as well as Japanese traditional and oil paintings, glass crafts and make-up tools collected by Tsuneshi Suzuki, the former owner of Pola Orbis Group. The museum consists of 5 exhibition rooms: Western arts and modern Japanese arts ...

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Hakone Open-Air Museum

Biggest feature is the outdoor art museum. With the beautiful scenery and mountains of Hakone in the background, you can enjoy art. There are approximately 120 modern and contemporary pieces of artwork made by famous sculptors displayed here.

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