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 on the site of former lodgings for daimyos in "Yuishuku," a former Tokaido post station, the museum displays over 1,400 works. Among these are the "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido" by ukiyoe artist Hiroshige, who had an influence on European artists such as Van Gogh and Claude Monet, as well as Hiroshige's later famous work, "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo". The museum displays new exhibitions every month, displaying a wide range of exhibitions will remind you of the excellence of Ukiyoe with rich colors and well-balanced layouts.
Address 297-1 Yui, Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City, 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 (The following weekday 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 for approx. 20 minutes, alight at "Yui Station". Approx. 5 minutes by taxi.
URL http://tokaido-hiroshige.jp/

updated on Mar 30, 2018

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