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Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in 2013

The poster of "portrait of a musician" is at entrance of Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum has held Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition from April 23 2013 to June 30 2013. This exhibition shows “Portrait of Musician” and “Codex Atlantics” for the first time in Japan.


What happened to them after full bloom of cherry blossoms?

Kiyomizu-kannondo temple and cherry trees in Ueno Park.

There are many breeds in cherry blossoms. But speaking of cherry blossoms, generally we mean one breed called Someiyoshino. The best time to see Someiyoshino is only one week in a year. You know it is very short time. We feel nobility to see them and are also very attracted to their brevity and ephemerality.


Tourist information centers in Tokyo.

Tokyo Information Center at Marunouchi

Many tourist information centers are available in Tokyo. Several public and private sectors run them. They are in main stations and airports, provide information on sightseeing spots and events taking place in Tokyo, offer guidance on public transportation.


Cherry blossoms become full bloom in Tokyo.

Cerry blossoms bloom at Ueno Park on March 22 2013.

Cherry blossoms become full bloom in central Tokyo on March 22 2013. Every cherry trees bloom all together. Many people visit major places to see cherry blossoms. Not only the flowers but also visitors are full.


One cherry blossom flower blooms at Ueno Park on March 15 2013.

One flower of cherry blossoms bloom at Ueno Park in Tokyo.

Today is March 15 2013. I found one cherry blossom flower at Ueno Park in Tokyo. This flower is blooming silently on high branch, so, almost people did not notice it.

*EDIT on March 16 2013, Japan Meteorological Agency “JMA” declared cherry blossom bloom in Tokyo on March 16 2013. It is the fastest declaration on record.


Major Museum Exhibitions in Tokyo

Raffaello Exhibition at The National Museum of Western Art

Many exhibitions will be held at Museums in Tokyo in the spring of 2013.
Sometimes it takes a long time to admission in popular exhibitions such as “Raffaello”. You will be better to make a plan which has a margin in time.
*Final admission time will be 30 minutes before from close time at most museums.

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