Since 1940, Nezu Museum has been a prominent destination for traditional Japanese art. The new museum building designed by Kengo Kuma opens to the public in 1990, and continues to serve as a focal point at the east end of the shopping street of Omotesando in Aoyama.
In the shade of the big tile roof, the entry possession from the museum gate to the entrance door provides a peaceful transition between the urban activities outside and the traditional Japanese art exhibitions behind the doors.
The museum cafe is housed in a pavilion, a few steps away from the museum building. Under the fiber ceiling, the museum cafe brings users to relax in harmony with the man-made nature of the Japanese garden outside.
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Read other posts on 2014 Tokyo:
1. Tokyo 2014 (Introduction)
2. Yokohama Osanbashi Pier
3. Ginza, Tokyo
4. Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
5. Omotesando, Tokyo
6. Harajuku & Aoyama, Tokyo
7. Nezu Museum, Tokyo
8. Roppongi Hills, Tokyo
9. The National Art Centre, Tokyo
10. Midtown, Tokyo
11. A Shrine in Shibuya, Tokyo
12. Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo
13. A Night in Yanaka, Tokyo
14. Breakfast at Tsukiji Market, Tokyo
15. Moveable Feast, Tokyo
16. Seasonal Fruits, Tokyo
17. Afterthought, Tokyo