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National Museum of Modern Art-Crafts Gallery
Tu to Fr from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PMThe museum offers an overview of Japanese crafts, many executed by famous artisans. The thriving world of contemporary Japanese handicrafts can be viewed in all of its forms; the collection contains lacquer, metal and glass work, textiles, ceramics and of course, bamboo. You might be tempted to visit regularly because the exhibits change often. The adjacent park also provides a refreshing diversion from city life.