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Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama

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Beautiful and well organized museum

You will learn a lot about Bonsai art. They display very unique and expensive bonsai as well... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Emiko I

We were staying with friends in Saitma, who had never visited the Omiya Bonsai art Museum and even... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
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2-24-3 Toro-cho, Kita-ku, Saitama 331-0804, Saitama Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

You will learn a lot about Bonsai art. They display very unique and expensive bonsai as well. Neighbors of this museum are full of Bonsai famous Gardeners shops. You can visit Hikawa Shrine as well as Omiya Park.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Emiko I
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were staying with friends in Saitma, who had never visited the Omiya Bonsai art Museum and even they were impressed. This attraction was one of the cheapest we visited in Japan and also one of our favourites. Unlike other Japanese attractions they provide you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The grand entrance showcases a beautiful pin flowered bonsai that does not look real...but is the real deal. That's how amazing it is. Unfortunately many of the key exhibit areas both indoors and outdoors prohibit photography. But the do allow it at a small section...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BertSG
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Our family of five were there from Hawaii on Friday, May 25, 2018, and we enjoyed viewing the great collection of bonsai. We also walked around the neighborhood of the museum, and enjoyed a few of the private collections. Everyone there were friendly and informative....More

Date of experience: May 2018
16  Thank kyyasuda
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We got to see a great collection of Bonsai and it is a must visit if you like Bonsai art. Photos are prohibited in some areas of the museum. Students do get a discount on the entry ticket. In the neighbourhood of the museum, there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank zapumal
Reviewed 26 April 2018

My husband is the Bonsai enthusiast who thoroughly enjoyed his visit & found it an inspiration. I enjoyed the peace & tranquility of the garden.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Before visiting this was just a named place and we hadn't expected any more than possibly a 'nursery' with some Bonsai display What we got was a full blown, professional, modern museum kept in pristine condition, looked like it had opened yesterday OK, so they...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a good starting point to appreiciating Bonsai, as it will tell you how to appreciate and look at bonsai as well as its history and how it has developed over many centuries in Japan. Although there are exhibits that you are not allowed...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rie s
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This museum tells you all about the different forms of bonsai, how to view bonsai, and the history of bonsai. Inside the museum, there are seasonal examples of bonsai so, being autumn, there were maples, crab apples and other trees at their best in autumn....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Selsy
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Take a half-day walk through this museum and the ajacent Bonsai village, and you learn how to appreciate its beauty

Date of experience: September 2017
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Lawrence L
27 May 2017|
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Response from Dianne B | Reviewed this property |
Omiya is a major train station so most trains will go through there I used the blue line
Lawrence L
27 May 2017|
Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Omiya is really just in the suburbs. Which train line you take depends on where in Tokyo you are staying. From tokyo station you can take the Utsunomiya Line 各停 towards Utsunomiya. It is just a 10 minute walk from the... More