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The National Art Center, Tokyo

7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato 106-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5777-8600
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any museum lover would love this place

great unique design, the art exhibit we went to was great, if your into that sort of thing. Not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tokyo, Japan
Another 5 STAR Attraction in Tokyo

Very modernistic and impressive building. 3 viewing floors plus bottom level makes for a full day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
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7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato 106-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
Akasaka / Roppongi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

great unique design, the art exhibit we went to was great, if your into that sort of thing. Not for everone. but the building was a great nice place to hang out at

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modernistic and impressive building. 3 viewing floors plus bottom level makes for a full day. Wear comfortable shoes. Several of the exhibits were FREE with a foreign passport. How nice! Good lighting and plenty of room in the viewing rooms. 3 restaurants(that serve alcohol)...More

Thank HawaiiKaiGail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The National Art Center and seeing the Shinkai Makoto Exhibit (until 18 Dec 2017) was a favorite visit on trip. Animation works are fantastic. Museum shop selling Makoto DVDs from 5500 to 8500 Yen, so I will see if I can get a better price...More

Thank myinhilo
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The National Art Center is a very impressive building. They have now the works of Tadao Ando. A very known Japanese architect. His word are known in the whole world. Recommended.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We went here on our first day. Interesting architecture inside and out. Interiors are a bit too busy for my taste but that’s me. I like that it is meant to be experienced and enjoyed. Places to lounge, comfy and contemporary chairs line the main...More

Thank Elfilibusterismo
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Took the walk to the National Art Centre and on arrival were told we could only enter one of the halls. Still don't know why. Then when we found the one hall we could enter, we were told we can't enter because of our bags....More

Thank David V
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Once we had found this building we really enjoyed walking around it. Very good exhibitions spaces and a really good choice of restaurants. Enjoyed the Tadao Ando exhibition.

Thank glasshalffull2016
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

You should visit if you see an exhibition here that interest you. The building is beautiful and the cafe provides very good packed sandwiches and good selection of drinks which I was pleasantly surprised. My parents and I took two kids to see Nika exhibition...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Understated gallery. Lots of space for art pieces to breath. A little odd to navigate. There are different entrances for each expo.

Thank Salman K
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

A must visit venue. Tadao Ando exhition currently on show. Paul Bocuse restaurant offers a competant lunch menu.

Thank Danny2611
Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were
famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants,
bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of
Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the
area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot
to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art
Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art
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Rachel C
1 June 2017|
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Response from Gett B | Reviewed this property |
Hello there! Yes, the entrance is free to the building itself. If you want to go to an exhibit, you will be charged, depending on which exhibit. It is a beautiful building all on itself! ❤️
Rachel C
31 May 2017|
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Response from Jupiter81 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can see the building inside for free. There also a bar, a restaurant and the shop where you can go.
19 April 2017|
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Response from Saif H | Reviewed this property |
It's Japan so basically both of them can be and it's not really packed there, so if you don't know what time are you going or when are you going to reach I'd rather you buy it when you reach there