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Great photography!

This place has quite a collection of great photos of the Biei region through the seasons and time... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Beautiful local landscape photos

Takushinkan is a nice place to visit, but if you love paintings and ceramics, you MUST visit... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Susan P
Melbourne, Australia
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Takushin, Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun 071-0474, Hokkaido
+81 166-92-3355
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place has quite a collection of great photos of the Biei region through the seasons and time of day. Its certainly works of professionals. They've also put up some for sale and expectedly very pricey. One can easily spend a lot of time there...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The gallery is a nice little two-level house, which exhibits the works of a famous Japanese landscape photographer, Shinzo Maeda (1922–1998). He well captures the changing colours, moods and details of the landscape and of the seasons in Biei, Hokkaido. The only regret is that...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Takushinkan is a nice place to visit, but if you love paintings and ceramics, you MUST visit Shinseikan and Goto Sumio: both are absolute must-see galleries!

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a wonderful gallery with a quite superb collection of photos of the local area in all seasons. If you have Y75000, then any one can be yours!

Thank Gooner51
Reviewed 11 November 2016

One of the issues with visiting Biei in Autumn is that it is betwixt and between. Many of its attractions centre on picturesque areas of farming and flowers in spring and summer and I suspect the countryside is similarly picturesque under a mantle of snow...More

2  Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely little gallery that promotes the work of Japan's famous landscape photographer Shinzo Maeda. We managed to visit this intimate gallery just before a coachload of tourists arrived. Very peaceful experience and meditative music playing generates a lovely atmosphere to take your time enjoying the...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stop here on our biking tour to use the rest room and to see the birch tree path. We didn't actually go into the building. It was a nice stop after biking for 30 mins. The birch tree path was beautifully. It only took...More

2  Thank mpy27
Reviewed 13 September 2013

It is a small place with paintings of Hokkaido. The paintings are beautiful but that's all. You can easily finish the whole place in 15mins.

2  Thank hakuta00
Reviewed 21 August 2012

The journey to this photo gallery was filled with beautiful sights of beautiful scenery of flowers and farm , the photo in the gallery was beautiful , we didn't spend much time here . Just 15 minutes and we left!

3  Thank kenkeh
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