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Experience real bonsai in Tokyo! "Shunkaen Bonsai Museum"

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Bananako@MaDeLa

May 24 ,2018

"Bonsai" is a kind of Japanese art form that was introduced from China and rooted in Japan and built its own unique culture. And now there is a museum where people can enjoy, learn and understand the art of bonsai--Shunkaen Bonsai Museum

At present, there are 9 apprentices in the museum. It is said that many people from China, Poland and other countries come here to study.

Kunio Kobayashi is the top master in the field of bonsai industry, who once won Japan's highest level of "Prime Minister Award" for Japan Bonsai Exhibition and other awards, and he is also the director of Syunkaen Bonsai Museum. Mr.Kobayashi is engaged with the promotion of bonsai in various countries, he even participate in the live performance of bonsai.On different days, he may guide the apprentices at Shunkaen Bonsai Museum, so if you are lucky enough, you may meet him.

Mr. Kobayashi is a very straightforward person.

Various national flags welcomed us at the entrance.

This is a kind of pine tree called kuromatsu, its bark is overlapped, giving people a sense of steady and heavy.

This bonsai looks like the noodles, showing streamlined aesthetic.

There are some wisteria bonsai in the garden...

Even such small bonsai! They are really rich and varied, our eyes cannot take all of them in!

In the face of trees, you will grow...this is the fun of bonsai!

Shunkaen Bonsai Museum will provide a warm and laid-back environment for visitors, so here is an excellent place to learn about bonsai.Then what about visiting our Syunkaen Bonsai Museum if you come to Japan?

Shunkaen Bonsai Museum

Opening hours:AM10:00~PM17:00
(On Mondays the museum is closed)

TEL:81-3-3679-8622
MAIL:info@kunio-kobayashi.com

Admission fee: 800 yen

Access:JR So-bu Line Koiwa station South Gate get off
Keisei bus No.76 fom Keiyouguchi get off
or
Toei Shinjuku Line Mizue station get off
Keisei bus No.76 from Keiyouguchi get off

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