The Miho Museum
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In addition to the other amazing tourist destinations around the Shiga Prefecture just south of Kyoto, The Miho Museum of Ancient Art and Techniques is definitely somewhere nature and history lovers will want to visit.
The Avenue of Cherry Blossoms at the Miho Museum
The Miho Museum is located in the Shiga Prefecture of Japan just south of Kyoto. The Miho Museum is home to various ancient collections of art and items which are on full display at various exhibits which are held throughout the year. The Miho Museum was opened in 1997 with the natural landscapes of the Shiga Prefecture serving as the backdrop to the museum giving it a calming atmosphere.
At the end of the tunnel leading to the museum are a collection of cherry blossom trees. Every spring a spectacular kaleidoscope-like view of cherry blossoms will bloom; emitting an elegant and quiet atmosphere.
Every year from early to mid April the cherry blossoms gradually bloom. From the tunnel visitors will be able to enjoy the unique kaleidoscope cherry blossoms which is quite romantic.
In addition to cherry blossoms, every autumn outside the Miho Museum in Shiga there are red leaves that cover the surrounding landscape which is quite charming.
If you are planning to planning to visit Shiga Prefecture, you may want to check out the Miho Museum along with the other amazing travel areas in Shiga. The Miho Museum will definitely leave you with a lasting memory.
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The Miho Museum
Address: 300, Tashiro Momodani, Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture
Access: 50 minutes by bus from JR Ishiyama Station on the Teisan Bus Line
Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM
*Closed on Mondays
1,100 yen (Adults)
800 yen (High School/College Students)
300 yen (Middle/Elementary School Students)
Website: The Miho Museum