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Small Fascinating Literary Museum Devoted to Poet Basho

On our tour of Japan discovered this “memorial hall “ existed in Tokyo quite by chance by seeing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adrian W
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Only really worth it if you can read Japanese

As a fan of Basho, I was looking forward to finding out more about him. While the museum was easy... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Baker_Bowie
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Sydney, Australia
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Dedicated to writer and poet Matsuo Basho.
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1-6-3 Tokiwa, Koto 135-0006, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3631-1448
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our tour of Japan discovered this “memorial hall “ existed in Tokyo quite by chance by seeing it marked on a street map when looking for something else ! This is a very small somewhat out of the way museum and literary community centre...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

As a fan of Basho, I was looking forward to finding out more about him. While the museum was easy to find and we received a short biography in english, everything else was in Japanese. Oh well!

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Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is a small museum that focuses on Basho Mastuo who was a Haiku Poet who used to live where the museum is now. It showcases his work but if you cannot read Japanese it is very hard to get anything out of this museum...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

Famous Japanese writer recalled that comes from this area. This museum provides an overview of past life Basho with a variety of his work.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Basho Mastuo, being a famous HAIKU poet in Edo Period, who travelled in Japan and made a large number of HAIKU, once lived in Tokyo, then called EDO. This center is built up to let visitors know BASHO.And, the location is supposed to be the...More

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