National Museum of Western Art
Ueno: Museum
 
National Museum of Western Art: Ueno
Ueno / Museum
Open 9:30am-5:30pm (Fri -8). Closed Mondays.
Average visit time: 20-40 minutes

This is the only building in Japan designed by renowned French architect Le Corbusier. The three-story reinforced-concrete structure was finished in 1959, based on detailed drawings by three Japanese apprentices of Le Corbusier's - Kunio Maekawa, Junzo Sakakura and Takamasa Yoshizaka.



Taito-ku, Ueno Koen 7-7.
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