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JAPAN

Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER

Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

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Art Museums

Kochi

Kochi Kenritsu Bijutsukan (Art Museum)

Kochi Kenritsu Bijutsukan is located near the spot where two rivers, the Kokubu-gawa and the Funaire-gawa, meet in the eastern part of the city of Kochi. This museum was opened in November 1994, built around the concept of a space to nurture a greater appreciation of water. The traditional exterior design of the building includes white stucco walls and a black tile roof, in order to blend in with the historical feeling of the surrounding town. The collection here includes Stellas The Pequod Meets the Rosebud, Schnabel's Untitled (Lola), Kiefer's Athanor and Tadanori Yoko's Tensei (Reborn Mind). Also housed and exhibited here are many works by artists who have a close association with Kochi Prefecture.'

Address
353-2 Takasu, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Admission Fee
350 yen (permanent exhibition)

Closed
New Years holidays'

Directions
JR Kochi Stn./Tosa Denki Tetsudo Sanbashi Line/Harimayabashi Stn./Tosa Denki Tetsudo Gomen Line/15-min. ride/Kenritsu Bijutsukan-dori Stn./5-min. walk

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