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Miho Museum, Koka

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Designed by world-renowned architect I. M. Pei, Miho Museum houses a collection of rare and ancient artwork nestled in the mountains. Commissioned by wealthy philanthropist (and religious leader) Mihoko Koyama for her private collection, the building largely lies underground--carved into the rocky mountainside and covered with a steel-and-glass roof. Enter by traversing an unusual cable bridge and walking through a shining tunnel. Inside, observe a variety of artifacts from Asia and the Western world. Our Koka itinerary site makes visiting Miho Museum and other Koka attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Without unnecessary bias, Museum staff, a nice visit and I'm sure enjoy. Spring weeping cherry tree recommended!
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  • While in Kyoto, we took a short excursion and visited Miho Museum. I didn't know what to expect since one of the members of my group suggested we go. I was completely blown away... first by the surrou...  more »
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  • A great day trip from Kyoto. It's a bit long to reach there (1h30 from Kyoto Station) but worth it. Clear direction on their website for access. The bus costs 820¥ one way. The entrance for college student is 760¥.
  • Fun museum. The food was good, and the tofu was really creamy. I think the nicest part of the museum is the architecture. FYI, there is a video playing in the museum that will tell you about the history of the museum.
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