Chichu Art Museum

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Chichu Art Museum is one of the best places to see in Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan. It's buried almost all of it in the ground so as not to destroy the landscape. And you can appreciate Claude Monet, James Turrell and Walter De Maria. Here's guide for opening hours, map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Chichu Art Museum posted by Japanese travelers in the know.
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A Pond Synchronizing 'Water-Lilies' By Claude Monet

Near the museum gate, there is a place where they make a pond and grow plants to mimic 'Water-Lilies' of Claude Monet. I was moved by the world of arts when I saw this scenery after enjoying the museum. What a nice place it is!
bon_flower06/18/2014

A Museum Buried In The Earth Designed By Tadao Ando

You can enjoy many kinds of arts and the museum building itself.
CITYS_PRIDE01/14/2014

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ADDRESS

3449-1 Naochima-cho, kagawa-gun, kagawa

TEL

087-892-3755

HOURS

10:00-18:00

CLOSED

Mon

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HOW TO GET THERE

Bus: get off at Tsutsuji-so, then change to a free shuttle bus. Bicycle: 50 min from Miyaura Port via Honmura. Or 25-30 min on the seaside road, though it's steep.

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Nearby Things To Do

Ogi Port

The Scenery Of People Going To & Fro And A Shadow Art Changing Every Moment

This glass architecture is an exchange center and an information desk at Ogi Port. Various letters form the roof, and its shadow changes every moment to create the beautiful scenery of Ogi Island.

Toyotamahime Shrine

You Can Meet Cats, Too. A Scenic Shrine Of God For An Easy Delivery

According to one theory, this shrine enshrined Toyotama-hime who is a grandmother of the first Japanese Emperor Kammu, and known as a god for an easy delivery of baby. The scenery from the shrine is nice and cats living in Ogi-jima Island will give you a balm.

Benesse House Museum

The Building Itself Is An Art. A Large Museum Surrounded By Nature Of Naoshima Island

This museum was opened on the concept of "coexistence of nature, art and architecture". And you can enjoy the modern art works and the building itself with the feeling of island's nature. For it stands on a hill, you can see the nice seascape from the terrace.

Walking Ark

To The Shining Sea Of Setouchi! A Photogenic Art 'Walking Ark'

We think the most attractive thing of Setouchi Triennale is the fusion of shining sea and arts. Here in Ogi Island, Walking Ark is very popular art that makes us want to take its photos.

Red Pumpkin

A Photogenic Art 'Red Pumpkin' At The Entrance Of Naoshima Island

Yayoi Kusama's art work 'Red Pumpkin' located near a ferry port. You'll see it first just after you arrive at Naoshima. You can enter its inside. Let's take amusing photos of this photogenic art.

Go'o Shrine (Naoshima Island)

An Artistic Shinto Shrine With Glass Steps

Go'o Shrine has been here since Edo period, and accepted art works when the shrine was repaired. The steps to the shrine are made of glass. Arts added to a solemn shrine, you can enjoy the new style of shrine.

OGIJIMA LIBRARY

Damonte & Co. Making A Must Beverage And Homemade Food For Your Blissful Reading Time

Much to my surprise, this nice open-air café in front of the library was built by the owner himself and islanders. They provide a hell of a must beverage for a slow reading time in an island. Also alcoholic liquors.

Naoshima Port (Honmura Port)

Happen To Look Twice At The Art Island! Very Artistic 'Naoshima Port'

Miyaura Port on the west is well kown as a terminal of Naoshima Island. And a small boat terminal 'Naoshima Port' at Honmura area opened lately as a huge art work like clouds. Art island entertains us as soon as we arrive the island.

Naoshima Pavilion

Floating? 'Naoshima Pavilion' Is A Big Stainless Steel Mesh Art

A white huge stainless steel art got an idea from the 28th new island of Naoshima Island. You can enter the art and feel like floating in the sky. Taking pictures as your imaginative way.

Ebisu Shrine

Scenic Spot In Kagawa: A Beautiful Torii Standing On A Beach

One of the 100 Scenic Spots In Kagawa, a torii stands on Gotanji Beach and faces to Seto Inland Sea. It's near an art work 'Pumpkin', so meny people enjoy taking pictures of this scenery.

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