Follow the Roots of Kagawa's Art with an Architecture Specialist Guide
- Duration: 280 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Takamatsu, Kagawa
- Product code: EN-KGW-7149-71495
"How has Kawaga become an Art Prefecture?" The tour follows its origin; you will visit a different part of the city, which normal city tours do not cover. You will be guided by a specialist who knows all about the art and architecture in the area.
- Learn from a guide who knows all about Kagawa's art and architecture (in Japanese & English).
- Witness an alternative view of the city.
- Discover the roots of Kagawa's Art.
- Enjoy works by artists connected to the area.
- Visit three art galleries from Takamatsu, which cannot be easily accessed by public transport.
【PRICES】31,750 yen～63,850 yen（tax included）
[12:00] lunch (Lunch fee is excluded.)
[13:00] Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
[15:00] NAGARE STUDIO
[16:00] George Nakashima Memorial Gallery
【DETAILS】This tour includes a visit of three unmissable art galleries to understand Kagawa's art culture.
Usage of Jumbo taxi to transfer to/from Takamatsu station makes it easy to travel.
A guide who is familiar with local architecture and art will thoroughly explain Kagawa's art and artists. This is a special tour where you learn the interesting story of Kagawa art from a local expert!
・Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
Introducing Isamu Noguchi, a leading sculptor of the 20th century. Noguchi produced a wide range of works that transcend genres such as stage art, furniture design, and ceramics, as well as sculpture. In his later years, he had a strong connection with Kagawa Prefecture, such as setting up a residence and studio in Mure-cho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture.
Masayuki Nagare is a world-famous sculptor. He established his unique technique and style.
Nagare Studio is a production base and a residence in the eastern part of the Aji Peninsula in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture. A place where the sense of style is gathered, an indispensable place to talk about the production activities built against the background of Masayuki Nagare's philosophy and aesthetics.
・Nakashima Memorial Gallery
George Nakashima was said to create furniture while interacting with wood. Surrounded by his work, it even makes you feel like you are in the woods. Sakura Seisakusho, the company Nakashima recognize the technology and to convey the way of life and philosophy and collaborated with since 1964, established a memorial hall. There are about 60 works here, including the precious early chairs of work as an architect, and the desks used in Nakashima's workplace. Other than the studio in New Hope, USA, this gallery is the only place in the world where you can enjoy his work..
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Duration：5.5 hours
- Minimum number of participants：2 people
- Meeting point：Takamatsu station at 1-20 Hamano-machi, Takamatsu, 760-0011
▼Tokyo to Takamatsu
By train:Tokyo - Okayama - Takamatsu, 5 hours by JR trains
By plane: Tokyo Haneda Airport - Takamatsu Airport (1h 20 mins on flight and 50 mins by bus from the airport to the city centre in Takamatsu).
▼Osaka to Takamatsu
By train: Shin-Osaka sta - Okayama - Takamatsu, 2 hours by JR trains
- Tour conductor for 24 hours：No
- Language support：Japanese, English（Guide）
- Meals (included in a tour fee)：No
- Included：Admission fee to the museums, guide, taxi to/from Takamatsu
- Free Wi-Fi ：No
- Other things to note：
・Photography is not allowed due to copyright and portrait protection.
・Please follow the rule and instructions while at the gallery.
・Lunch fee is excluded.
【HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES】
・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Face masks provided for travelers as needed
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
・Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
【TOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS】
Before booking the tour, please confirm the Tour Terms & Conditions and save the document.
【TOUR PLANNER AND CONDUCTOR】
Regional Branding Institute Co.,Ltd.
Aqua Terrace UⅡ bldg. 8F, 2-20-3 Kaminarimon, Taiko-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034
Travel Agency registered with a Tokyo Governor 2-7547
A regular member of All Nippon Travel Agents Association
【CANCELLATION POLICY】10 to 8 days before the departure date of the tour 20%
7 to 2 days before the departure date of the tour 30%
The day before the departure date of the tour 40%
On the day of the departure date of the tour 50%
After the tour departed, No show 100%