Shimane Art Museum, Matsue

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Admire the collection of Japanese and Western art at Shimane Art Museum. Designed by Kiyonori Kikutake in 1999, the modern museum covers a total area of 12,500 sq m (134,549 sq ft). See Hokusai's prints, Hiroshige's woodblock prints, and various archeological objects next to Corot, Sisley, Monet, and Gauguin. Views from the museum's scenic location next to Lake Shinji perfectly complement the art. Bring your foreign resident card or passport for a discount on the admission fee. Shimane Art Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Matsue Edition.
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  • It is the Tatsu Museum of Art on the shore of Lake Shinji, Matsue City. When I visited, there was a Hokusai exhibition, but the paintings, sculptures and photographs of the permanent exhibition were also impressive. If you go up to the roof, you can see lake Shinji and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
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  • I went to see the sunset, but unfortunately the weather was not good on this day. But it was a nice place with a very beautiful and laid-back atmosphere. The stone image of the rabbit is also cute!
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  • Very beautiful sunset. Love the tranquility and the peaceful atmosphere. The collection is good. I love Hokusai's work a lot, so really enjoyed the visit.
  • Pity that my visit to there is a cloudy day and fail to see the famous sun set. However, it is a nice place to stay if you are interested for art. I like the 12 rabbit outside the museum.
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