Asakura Choso Museum

Art Yanaka

This museum is the former house and atelier of Asakura Fumio (1883-1964), who was a leading figure in modern Japanese sculpture. The three-level building – designed by the artist in 1936 – melds modernism and traditional Japanese architecture. The centrepiece is a delightful rock and water garden, also designed by the artist. From the rooftop garden you can see just how low-rise Yanaka is compared with the rest of Tokyo.


Venue name: Asakura Choso Museum
Address: 7-18-10 Yanaka, Taito-ku

Transport: Nippori Station (Yamanote line), west exit
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