Art in the Heart of Roppongi
Roppongi is usually talked about for its high and night life, but it's equally well-known as home to two of the most astounding art museums in Tokyo, if not all of the country. Within walking distance of each other, these must-experience venues should be definitely be included in your itinerary while in Japan.
Mori Art Museum
Located on the 53rd floor of the illustrious Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, the Mori Art Museum exhibits some of the world's most internationally acclaimed, avant-garde, and eclectic shows. When you're through ogling their art displays, be sure to visit their observation deck for an incredible view of downtown Tokyo.
Mori Art Museum:
53F Roppongi Hills Mori Tower,
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Open every day except Tuesdays: 10:00-22:00
National Art Center, Tokyo
With 47,960 m² of floor space on a 30,000 m² site, the largest exhibition space of any museum in Japan, the National Art Center exclusively holds special exhibitions. The museum itself is an architectural marvel boasting a cafe, two restaurants and four floors of the worlds best contemporary art.
The National Art Center, Tokyo
7-22-2 Roppongi Minato-ku
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Weekends: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Former Deep Japan Writer