inside nezu art museum: authentic japanese garden in the heart of tokyo, an oasis of omotesando
Here you can enjoy the view by Kaichirou Nezu (1860-1940)
Railroad baron and philanthropist
This is one of the few art museums in Japan before World War II.
Here we will introduce the attraction of the Nezu art museum, not only its exhibition, but also its popular original goods and cafes, there you can enjoy the view of this authentic Japanese garden in the center of the city.
The atmosphere in the museum is relaxed and combines the beauty of eastern Japan.
Bamboo buildings are nostalgic, and you can see amazing bamboo passages as you look back at the gates at the entrance of the Art Gallery.
After going out from the exit A5 of the Mota station of Chiyoda Line, Hansong line and Ginza Line, walk 8 minutes along Miyuki Street.
You can see the luxurious bamboo hedge at the intersection.
You may be surprised to see the bamboo hedge in the city center.
Cross the street into the gate of the art museum.
The roof of the big house reminds tourists of Japanese-style houses. The modern style is impressive.
This is a large building, due to the use of glass in the building, it has 2 floors on the ground and 2 floors below, with an open feeling.
The exhibition hall was reopened in 2009.
When the museum was first opened, the renovation was done to make the Nezu\'s home look like it.
The original building was destroyed by air strikes.
The art survived and was temporarily exhibited in a military camp that survived the 1946 fire.
The building was rebuilt in 1954 and a new exhibition hall was built in 1991.
Renovation began in 2006 and the exhibition hall completed 2009 square meters.
Kengo Kuma is a big name among Japanese architects, and it is highly regarded at home and abroad as an exquisite architectural work in harmony with the modern and ancient Japanese atmosphere.
Along the Japanese Garden, a large number of oriental art and Buddhist art are exhibited, and entrance fees are paid at the reception desk near the entrance to enter the hall.
The light from the large glass windows made the room both bright and wide.
There are ten Buddha statues on the windows and walls.
This entrance is the only way to enter the museum exhibition.
Unlike other showrooms, photos are allowed here, so many people take commemorative photos here.
The ceiling is made of bamboo.
Between the sixth and eighth centuries, many exhibitions were held in China.
One of the most popular works is Miroku-bosatsu-
Ritsuzou statue made in the Gandara area: it is currently an area of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
It is influenced by Greek and Roman culture, with Noble faces and even considered handsome today.
The statue has a strong face and deep eyes. The appeal of Buddhist art will be exhibited for a long time in entrance 3 and exhibition room. The Jizou-bosatsu-
The statue of Ritsuzou is currently on display in Exhibition Hall 3.
One of the statues was an important cultural property of Japan in 1147: the third year of peace.
Photos are not allowed there, but this time we got special permission to take pictures.
On the right is the important cultural property of Miroku-bosatsu-Statue of Ritsuzou.
There was a solemn atmosphere in the room, with the gentle smiling face of miloku --
Exquisite details, such as creases on clothes and plump cheeks, give the audience an impression of the feeling of the sculptor.
In the main exhibition hall on the first floor, two or three special exhibitions are held every year, and four or five special exhibitions are planned.
The theme exhibition was also held on the second floor of the pavilion.
Tickets are allowed to visit all exhibitions of the museum.
Du Ruo, National Treasure-zu-
Byobu is on the right hand side.
In the season when the iris is in full bloom, it is on display for four weeks (Kakitsubata)
Starting in April.
More than 7,400 items such as pictures and tea are on display
Related items, lacquer ware and metal products.
Here are 7 national treasures, 87 important cultural heritage, 94 art treasures including Kakitsubata. zu-
Byobu made in December 2018 by Ogata Kohrin.
This is one of the largest antique art museums in Japan in both quantity and quality.
In order to protect the fine and antique art, it is important to hold various theme exhibitions and replace exhibits on a regular basis.
In this way, many people also have the opportunity to see many works of art.
China ancient bronze exhibition was held in Exhibition Hall 4.
Some antique mirrors are also displayed according to the season.
In this special exhibition, you can see the famous works belonging to other museums.
In the theme exhibition, you can enjoy many great works selected from many works of art.
Various exhibitions such as tea cups, Buddhist art, pictures, porcelain, etc.
Please check the exhibition schedule on the website.
Usually, museums are collected by individuals and tend to a particular area.
Here, however, you can find the rich and varied Kaichirou Nezu which is said to be \"Nezu-no-
Wanigchi \", meaning\" the wide mouth of Nezu \", is used in his collection for a wide variety of genres.
Forget about the daily life in this authentic Japanese garden and enjoy a peaceful walk where you can see the stone Buddha statue and stone tower everywhere.
Another attraction of the Nezu Museum is the authentic Japanese garden located in the city center.
Once you walk in, you can see a seasonal view of the rich nature in front of you.
The fresh air in the forest makes you forget to be in Tokyo.
The garden becomes lower when you go to the pond in the center.
The style of this bowl makes it feel more deep than it actually is.
The garden path winds like a snake, allowing visitors to enjoy the view of the garden in different directions, and creating a more spacious feeling.
The gardener is the third generation family who has taken care of the garden for the Nezu Museum since the start of World War II.
In addition, the gardener\'s skills and hospitality can be seen throughout the museum. “Kounin-tei buji-
A tea room in the garden.
This is a traditional tea room built at the end of the Meiji period in Japan.
There must be great
View the location of the Nezu museum known as \"Top 8 views of Nezu Museum (hakkei).
\"You can take pictures in the garden, so be sure to go there and take pictures!
One of the top eight is \"Fukiage-no-
Izutsu \"means a low stone fence covering a well.
There\'s a name called \"Teien-
Guhi, \"When you go down the path in the garden.
You will see a square stone fence in the center of the big pond.
In the Lower Light, a square stone object is Izutsu, and the well fence around the pond emerges from this well, which is the origin of its name \"Fukiage.
\"There are trees everywhere, and the scenery is beautiful, just like going to an old town in the mountains.
As you walk around the pond on the left, you will see a bird door.
This is considered the second-place God no Hibaishi
Best view around the garden.
The name \"hibahi\" is written in Chinese characters \"flying\" and \"Plum Blossom\", derived from the legend of a plum tree that flies in the air and takes root here. “Tenjin-no-
The Tao of the small shrine of hibahi (\'Totou-tenjin\')
This small shrine has a quaint atmosphere, and many students preparing for the exam often visit because it embodies Michizane Sugawara, known for his God of Shinto scholarship.
During our visit, many pencils and pens were provided under the stone statue.
Surprisingly, the museum is a place where you can get energy.
Along this road, there is a historic building.
It is a Buddhist temple called the ancient temple.
\"Dou\", this is the place where the Buddha is closed and cured.
Bamboo grows around the temple.
It\'s called the bamboo of yakussi\"
Dou \"is one of the top 8.
The roof of the pyramid is called \"Hogyo-
Zukuri in Japanese \".
This is a quiet space where you can hear the green leaves rustling in front of the \"yakusdo\" and it has a mysterious old town feeling as if you were back in peaceThere is Sui-Kin-
A water harp cave in \"yakush-dou.
\"Looking back along the broad walking path, you can see the stone statue standing in the distance.
The fourth place in the top 8 is Mt.
There are many Potalaka of stone Buddha and stone tower. “Kannon-
Bodhisattva over 3 metres is one of the most famous. “Kannon-
Bodhisattva is in Mt.
Potalaka is amazing. Mt.
Potalaka sounds cute in Japanese, but the name actually comes from the legendary \"Kannon-
The stone Buddha, large and small, has brought a unique exotic atmosphere to the place.
The bright red leaves sparkled with the \"Maple of Changqiao\", and from the end of November to the beginning, the other of the top 8 landscapes was the \"Maple of Nihonbashi \", there are beautiful green leaves and autumn leaves in early summer, \"Irises in Cronin
Where Irises bloom during the golden week. “Kakitsubata-zu-
\"Byobu\" is a national treasure on display when irises are in full bloom.
We suggest to see these two beauties. “Kakitsubata-zu-
Byobu \"will be in\" Kakitsubata-
From Saturday, April 13 to Sunday, May 12, the \"painting celebration of the Edo era\" was held \".
\"Irises in Cronin
Tei \"is at its best in early summer, from April to 5 th.
Please ask the museum staff for the best time to visit.
The family emblem of Nezu has a stone statue and a roof tile.
Be sure to find them when you visit.
There is one of the top 8 views around the main entrance.
This is the moon-
The shape of the Stone Boat \", this is a stone lantern and a well built, a stone basin, used in the House of Nezu.
See the light of the new moon-
The shape of the stone lantern in the Moonlight is also romantic. The “Moon-
The left side of the main entrance is \"shaped stone boat \".
After a walk in the garden, take a break at nezucafe!
The ceiling is made of materials like Japanese paper.
At first glance, you can see its durability and appearance.
Nezucafe is a comfortable and bright cafe with sunshine through large windows.
Facing the garden counter, it is especially popular for people to come alone for coffee while relaxing.
The standard cafe menu is the most popular.
It looks luxurious with white cream and two beautiful strawberries.
This gentle cream is not too sweet and goes well with a light and delicate sponge. Sour-
The taste and texture of the sweet strawberry.
Shortbread, 600 yen, Nezu mixed coffee, 650 yen
Bread Salad (1,000 yen)
Meat pie and salad (800 yen)
It is also a popular dish.
Try their lunch options with \"pasta today ,(1,000 yen)
Or \"Today\'s hamburger steak with bread ,(1,350 yen)
\"You can spend your time in the luxurious nature, which makes it hard to believe that you are in the city center.
Their meat pies are crispy in the kitchen of the cafe. Home-
The meat stuffing made is particularly delicious and is a specialty.
The museum store is full of charm!
The shop is at the entrance of the museum.
Bamboo is used in interior design.
After enjoying the highlights of the museum, head to the museum store.
It is packed with original items such as exhibition catalogues and postcards of standard products, umbrellas designed using patterns of garden and museum items, bags, tableware and Japanese paper strips.
Gauze handkerchief is a popular original product (
800 yen in all colors)
Iris stationery (400 yen), postcards (100 yen)Small print bag (3,800 yen), “Seizan-
Ryokusui, all seasons Nezu Pavilion \"photo book (1,000 yen).
\"All seasons of Nezu Museum\" is a popular photography book that includes photos of museum items and all seasons of The Garden published in 2018.
Photographer Yuji Hori only takes pictures for use in this photographic book, each with Japanese poems written in the four seasons.
This gift will not only give you yourself, but also bring a great gift to your family and friends.
The front cover \"Seizan-
Tyokusui for all seasons of Nezu Museum \",(upper left)
Each page, including pictures of garden and museum items ,(
Top right, bottom right).
We walked out of the front door of the Nezu Museum with a good feeling
As usual, there is a view of the city.
I was confused, looking back, the green bamboo rustling in the wind, which made me feel like time was so different in this place.
When we seek healing through silence, oriental art and a green Japanese garden, we will return here again.
Nezu Museum of Art is the perfect place for those who are busy every day and want to enjoy special time on their travels.
If you live in a noisy big city and want to forget about your daily life, we invite you to visit.
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