"A nimble row of bamboo grows between the street and the grounds of the Nezu
Museum 根津美術館 in Minami-Aoyama, Tokyo. The softly murmuring greenery gently
ushers you along the side of the museum, beneath its overarching eaves, to the
In the winter months, when there is snowfall in the capital, masses of snow
slide off the roof to line the ground at the bottom of this bamboo, creating
the illusion of a white-peaked mountain range on the path.
There are many such transporting and transient scenes to be found at the Nezu
Museum and Garden, located on the private estate of the Nezu family and housing
the extraordinary collection of pre-modern East Asian treasures amassed by
businessman and philanthropist Nezu Kaichirō (1860-1940)."
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*** Xanni ***
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