Shizuoka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

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[Shizuoka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum of Art]

The first museum named after Hiroshige Utagawa

Located amongst the inns for daimyos in "Yuijuku", a post station on Tokaido, the museum displays over 1,400 works including the "Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido" by an Ukiyoe artist, Hiroshige. Hiroshige had an influence on European artists such as Van Gogh and Claude Monet. The museum displays new exhibitions every month, displaying a wide range of exhibitions with rich colors and well-balanced layouts that will remind you of the excellence of Ukiyoe.
Address 297-1, Yui, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi , Shizuoka
Phone +81-54-375-4454
Opening hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Last admission at 4:30 p.m.)
Holidays Every Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday), Year-end and New Years, some unscheduled holidays
Admission fee Adults 510 yen, university students and high school students 300 yen, junior high school students and elementary school students 120 yen
Access Take the JR Tokaido Main Line from "Shizuoka Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen and alight at "Yui Station". Approx. 5 minutes by taxi.
URL http://tokaido-hiroshige.jp/

updated on Oct 31, 2014

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