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On the second day of our 5 day visit in Tokyo, Japan, we decided to take a day tour at Lake Kawaguchiko, one of the Fuji 5 lakes. Initially a one and a half hour bus ride turned into nearly 3 hours of road trip...More
This artist’s medium is dye and using techniques perfected over his actual lifetime, he makes some unbelievable kimonos. There’s an English video available to help fill in the blanks, may need to ask the friendly staff to turn it on (though they asked me right...More
My 10-year old son & I visited the museum & thoroughly enjoyed it. We were blown away with the masterpieces created by Itchiku Kubota & the complex techniques he uses to create his kimonos. It was just a pity that with no photography allowed in...More
There are no words to describe the amazing artistry of this man. This is a real hidden gem,. It should be a must see. We had no knowledge of what we would see and were in awe when we stood before these incredible works of...More
It was an awesome place to learn about fabric dye and printing art on Kimonos. Every piece has its own story directly portrayed the embracing experience of the artist. It was impressive to learn how meticulous steps they applied on the kimonos in order to...More
We visited this museum whilst staying in Kawaguchiko and it is easy to get to on the tourist bus. The kimonos are stunning and really are works of art. It is only a pity that whilst you cannot take photos, there are no prints that...More
Great museum, location, gardens and the kimono's were inspired. A delightful tea room with a fantastic garden vista was simply lovely. Only challenge was the cheekiness of the second cafe - you couldn't look at the bead collection unless you purchased something in the second...More
When our tour guide advised that we were going to a museum which featured tie dye art, I was totally unprepared for the beauty & technique utilized to create these works of art. They are a must see if you are visiting mt Fuji, as...More
There are different hours depending on the season: April-November 0930-1700 (last entry at 1700); December-March 1000-1630 (last entry at 1600). Admission fees are: 1300 yen for adults; 900 yen for college and high school... More
There are different hours depending on the season: April-November 0930-1700 (last entry at 1700); December-March 1000-1630 (last entry at 1600). Admission fees are: 1300 yen for adults; 900 yen for college and high school students; 400 yen for junior high and elementary students. Also, there is a discount for groups of more than 15 people.
If you go to Mr. Kubota's direct website (per Trip Advisor, I am not able to post it here), it also gives you a brief history of him and a photos of his magnificent kimono. I hope you make a trip here...although it is a small museum, his kimono are works of art!