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Hakone Open-Air Museum, Hakone, Japan
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This is the view inside the Symphonic Sculpture by Gabriel Loire at the Hakone Open Air Museum (彫刻の森 in Japanese) in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

The museum opened in 1969 as the first open-air art museum in Japan. The spectacular grounds, set against the backdrop of Mt. Fuji, are the permanent home for hundreds of works by well-known modern and contemporary sculptors and artists, including Picasso, Rodin, Bourdelle, Miro and Moore. There is also a series of installations where children can play, a footbath fed by natural hot springs, and a variety of other facilities including restaurants and shops.

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I have not visited that museum in Japan. Thanks for the info. It is now on my list.

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Incredibly beautiful work.

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I just visited this museum 2 weeks ago, was a highlight of a fantastic visit to Japan. It's spectacular, one of the top two museums ever visited.
Disappointing not to see the American Visionary Art Museum of Baltimore on the list. It's spectacular. http://www.avam.org/

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Hakone Open-Air Museum

1121 箱根町二ノ平
足柄下郡, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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