1Visit Sakura Museum, rich in Japanese fine art
2See the Nezu Museum's collection of Japanese and Asian premodern art
3At the Nezu Shrine, see one of the best examples of Ishi-no-ma-zukuri architecture
4Explore the Scai Bathhouse, where modern and contemporary art is housed in a former bathhouse
5Walk around Yanaka, Tokyo's most quintessential district
6Visit the Asakura Museum of Sculpture which showcases the sculptures and life work of Fumio Asakura
Why we chose this tourOur Tokyo Art Tour is an insider journey into the renowned galleries of Tokyo, one of the art and design capitals of the world. A full day tour led by our insider art guide, the Tokyo Art Tour is a journey through Tokyo from old-to-new through the city's art. Visit classical galleries - the Sakura Museum and Nezu Museum; contemporary galleries - the Scai Bathhouse and Asakura Museum; and walk some of the city's most artistic and design oriented neighborhoods such as Yanaka, seeing things far off the tourist trail. A true journey through Tokyo's art scene, this experience offers Tokyo through a unique lens.
Japan’s vibrant art scene can be experienced up close on our Tokyo Art Tour. An insider guide will take you not only to important galleries, but provide depth, context and a journey through Tokyo via its art-scene. Classical galleries you’ll visit, Sakura Museum and Nezu Museum, house enviable collections of Japanese fine art, and Japanese and Asian premodern art. As the day continues you’ll see examples of traditional Japanese Ishi-no-ma-zukuri architecture at the Nezu Shrine, and walk through quintessential neighborhoods such as Yanaka where the traditional Shitamachi atmosphere can still be felt to this day. Moving towards the modern scene, we’ll visit Scai Bathhouse, whose transformation from traditional bathhouse to contemporary art gallery is a story of its own. And at the Asakura Museum of Sculpture, see the iconic pieces of Fumio Asakura, one of Japan’s most influential artists of modern times.
Finishing our Tokyo Art Tour, not only will you have visited important galleries, but have also gained a true insight into Japanese art, a representation of the country’s rich and traditional culture which has developed through the centuries.
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Itinerary - Tokyo Art Tour
10:00 - Meet our guide at Nakameguro station
Guided tour of the Sakura Museum
Guided tour of the Nezu Museum
- You will reach the Museum by train
Guided tour of the Nezu Shrine
- Hop on the train to the Nezu Shrine.
- Coffee and Lunch Break
Guided tour of the Scai Bathhouse (Modern art museum)
Walk through the Yanaka Old District
Guided tour of the Asakura Museum of Sculpture
15:30 - Finish the tour at JR Nippori station
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