Fans of the renowned Japanese novel-come-NHK drama will be able to find out more through various artifacts at Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum. Opened in 2007 and set in a striking, contemporary building designed by renowned architect Ando Tadao, the structure alone should hold the attention of visitors, with its stark concrete materials and unusual angles. You'll be able to learn more about the background of the novel through explanations of plot, characters, and location, along with maps of the area and setting as it appeared in the Edo period. Though most exhibits are in Japanese, you can pick up an English audio guide from the front desk on your way in. Discover how to plan a Matsuyama trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum Reviews
The story behind the museum lends itself to understanding a little in forming of modern Japan and specifically around 3 individuals enlighten approaches at that time. The museum is housed within a... more »
If glass is your thing, there are beautiful pieces here. A 10-15 minute uphill walk from the Dogo Onsen brings you this museum, in a peacful garden. The exhibits are interesting, and the gift shop... more »
What a nice museum ! so very like Japanese !! Simple and elegant ~~ And the name of the museum means “ a cloud over the hill “ Don’t you think it’s such a charming name? Just the name of it definitely attracts me I was surprised this is a work of Ando Tadao who is one of my favorite world wide famous architecture we didn’t plan to visit this museum however it’s on the way to Bansuiso It’s a very interesting building ,also very early work of Ando Tadao. We didn’t mind to drop by to have a look . There’s a small cafe inside of museum. No charge to have a look and you can have a sip of Japanese tea while you are admiring this museum
This museum encourages me to read Sakanouenokumo again.
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