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Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

Travel Reporter

Benjamin McCracken (USA)

Date
Feb 8, 2011

The Sagawa Art Museum is a strikingly beautiful museum that is surrounded by, and appears to be floating on the surface of, water.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The Sagawa Museum is surrounded by man-made ponds that make the museum look like it is floating on the water. There are statues in the ponds. They also look like they are floating in the water.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The Sagawa Museum.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The museum descends into the water.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    One of the main attractions at the Sagawa Museum is its tea ceremony room. To get to the tea ceremony room, one has to travel through several different corridors.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The path to the tea ceremony room includes a dining area.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The path to the tea ceremony room also has an area where the guests can stop and think while they look out through one of the ponds that surround the museum.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    To get to the tea ceremony room, guests have to bend down and fit through a small opening.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The amount of light coming into the museum is carefully controlled so that it creates an interesting atmosphere.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The bamboo panels block the view unless you are walking.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The view from the tea ceremony room has a wonderful view of the ponds surrounding the museum.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    A guide shows guests how to sit and enjoy the views from the tea ceremony room.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The view of the museum and the ponds from the tea ceremony room is one of complete synergy between the tea ceremony room and the outside of the museum.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The Sagawa Museum has wonderful, wide-open viewing spaces.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The display rooms are large and showcase the exhbits well.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The museum is a great place to relax and look at rare artwork from around the world.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The steps from the lower galleries take visitors up past the ponds surrounding the museum.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The views of the ponds are almost as breathtaking as the artwork itself.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The museum is a great place to think and reflect on the beauty of the artwork and Shiga.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The museum has several different galleries.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    The galleries on the main floor have artwork from several different famous Japanese artists

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    This is a painting of Enryakuji Temple, one of the famous temples in Shiga.

  • Bringing art and Lake Biwa together -Sagawa Art Museum

    It is amazing how the museum incorporates water into itself.

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