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Miho Museum

300 Shigarakicho Tashiro Momotani, Koka 529-1814, Shiga Prefecture
+81 748-82-3411
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Miho Museum Admission with Private Transport from Kyoto
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“the bus” (13 reviews)
“peach blossom” (6 reviews)
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300 Shigarakicho Tashiro Momotani, Koka 529-1814, Shiga Prefecture
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+81 748-82-3411
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"the bus"
in 13 reviews
"peach blossom"
in 6 reviews
"permanent collection"
in 7 reviews
"bell tower"
in 3 reviews
"day trip"
in 6 reviews
"worth the journey"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 3 reviews
"public transport"
in 3 reviews
"tofu"
in 3 reviews
"stunning architecture"
in 4 reviews
"private collection"
in 4 reviews
"electric cart"
in 4 reviews
"north wing"
in 4 reviews
"famous architect"
in 4 reviews
"out of the way"
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"every hour"
in 2 reviews
"japan trip"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Miho Museum is a little known gem of a museum designed by a world famous architect, I.M. Pei. Nestled amongst the beautiful mountains of Shigaraki, the approach to the museum was through a cherry blossom lined boulevard before entering a long tunnel. Upon entering the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Miho Museum was designed and laid out by Mr. Ieoh Ming Pei, a Chinese-American designer. The design theme and concept was based on The Peach Blossom Spring Story, a fable Written by Tao Yuanming (365-427). In the story a fisherman sailed up a river and...More

2  Thank Kwakaku
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very relaxed beautiful day. The scenery and travel through the tunnel was fantastic . Watching the little electric tram passing by made me feel I was in the old 60s show ‘The Prisoner’ (a good thing). We were lucky enough to catch the Sarugaku...More

1  Thank David M
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Go visit and never be sorry you missed the museum or the memories. The design of this beautiful museum and the tunnel that runs between the visitor's center and the museum itself, by the famous architect I.M. Pei was to infringe as little as possible...More

Thank dancing-freak
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Fabulous setting in nature. The tunnel to the museum is awesome. The permanent collection is amazing. There are several pieces from Ghandara. The Persian section is excellent. The architecture by I.M. Pei alone is worth the visit. The Egyptian section is small but pieces are...More

1  Thank dziran
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Very hard to get to, but worth it! This is perhaps the most beautiful settings for a museum of any sort. Breathtaking. The interior you cannot photograph. Collection shown is sparse but each item is five star. Three fantastic shops as well. Find a way...More

Thank Lawrence2300
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The bus trip to the Miho Museum from Kyoto took about 1 hour since the site was a bit far from the city. However, it was well worth the trip. From the gate, to the tunnel, to the bridge, to the entrance, everything was beautiful....More

1  Thank truongkv
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This place and its story is amazing. We came during colorful autumn and the special 20 year anniversary exhibition. You don't know what to admire more, the architecture or the galleries. Both fabulous. To get there you take a train from Kyoto station to Ishimaya...More

Thank samba104
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

The Miho museum is worth a visit if you're interested in the current exhibition , and can devote a day to the trip outside Kyoto. The architecture and views of this mountaintop site are spectacular, and there's a wonderful , reasonably priced restaurant on site....More

1  Thank nancy c
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Whether this museum is worth the drive is going to be a personal choice. The building and entry are stunning, by I.m. Pei. The collection is small but very impressive. You could see the entire museum in two hours. We did not have a choice...More

Thank travellerfromatown
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Ann F
14 January 2017|
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Response from danit999 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann Miho museum is really easy to get to by public transportation: JR train to Ishiyama and then Teisan bus line straight to Miho. If you still need a privet driver - any taxi driver will love to help you.
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