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The Japan Alps and the North Chubu Coast Sights

Nihon Ukiyoe Hakubutsukan (Japan Wood-Block Print Museum)

  • 2206–1 Shimadachi Map It
  • Matsumoto

Updated 09/20/2013

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The museum is devoted to the lively, colorful, and widely popular ukiyo-e wood-block prints of Edo-period artists. Highlights include Hiroshige's scenes of the Tokaido (the main trading route through Honshu in feudal Japan), Hokusai's views of Mt. Fuji, and Sharaku's Kabuki actors. Based on the enormous holdings of the wealthy Sakai family, the museum's 100,000 pieces (displays rotate every three months) include some of Japan's finest prints and represent the largest collection of its kind in the world.

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2206–1 Shimadachi, Koshiba, Matsumoto, Nagano-ken, 390-0852, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • ¥1,200
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–5

Updated 09/20/2013


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