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The Tokugawa Art Museum & Tokugawaen

The Tokugawa Art Museum has permanent exhibits of the tools of the Owari Tokugawa feudal lords, such as Japanese swords and armor, tea ceremony utensils, and Noh cos-tumes. Be sure not to miss the limited-time displays of the Tale of Genji picture scrolls (designated a National Treasure), and the hina dolls and Doll Festival furnistings of the Owari Tokugawa clan. The Hosa Library is centered around the Owari Tokugawa clan's former col-lection of books, housing and displaying approximately 110,000 of Japan and China's old masterworks.
Tokugawaen is a Japanese garden with walkways winding around a central pond symbolizing the ocean. The waterfall and steams utilize the differences in elevation to create an enjoyable, dynamic landscape. The park was once a residence of the old samurai manor can still be seen in the black gate at the en-trance. Mid- to late April is the best time to view peonies; June for Japanese iries, and late November for autumn leaves.

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AreaNagoya Castle / Tokugawa
AdressThe Tokugawa Art Museum : 1017 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya
Tokugawaen:1001 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya
Accsess Method10-minute walk from South exit JR Ozone Station
TELThe Tokugawa Art Museum: +81-52-935-6261(The Tokugawa Art Museum)
Tokugawaen: +81-52-935-8988
Opening HoursThe Tokugawa Art Museum: 10:00AM - 5:00PM *Admission until 4:30PM
Tokugawaen: 9:30AM - 5:30PM *Admission until 5:00PM
ClosedThe Tokugawa Art Museum: Every Monday (or the following day if a national or substitute holiday falls on a Monday), mid-December to the New Year
Tokugawaen: Every Monday (or the following day if a national or substitute holiday falls on a Monday), Dec. 29th - Jan. 1st (According to the season, the garden will sometimes be open at night or on Mondays.)
FaresThe Tokugawa Art Museum: Adults 1,200 yen, College and Sr. high school students 700 yen, Jr. high and elementary sehool students 500 yen
*Saturdays: Free for all elementary school, Jr and Sr. high school students
Tokugawaen: Sr. high school students and above 300 yen, Jr. high school and younger students: Free
ParkingParking lot for approx. 100 regular cars
Parking lot for 8 buses
(free / paid)
Websitehttp://www.tokugawa-art-museum.jp/External Link

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