National Museum of Western Art

The National Museum of Western Art is the premier public art gallery in specializing in art from the Western tradition. The museum is located in the museum and zoo complex in Ueno Park in Taito, central . It received 1,162,345 visitors in 2016.

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Museum
The National Museum of Nature and Science is in the northeast corner of Ueno Park in . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Public building
The Japan Academy is an honorary organization founded in 1879 to bring together leading Japanese scholars with distinguished records of scientific achievements. is situated 150 meters northeast of National Museum of Western Art. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Pitch
is situated 170 meters southwest of National Museum of Western Art. Photo: Necco, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Ueno Station is a major railway station in 's Taitō ward. is situated 240 meters south of National Museum of Western Art. Photo: Cabeza2000, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
Yanaka is a sector of Taito, Tokyo, and, along with nearby Nezu and Sendagi neighborhoods in Bunkyo ward, is one of the few Tokyo neighborhoods in which the old Shitamachi atmosphere can still be felt. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Quarter
Akihabara is a common name for the area around Akihabara Station in the of , Japan. is situated 2 km south of National Museum of Western Art. Photo: Jmho, CC0.

Suburb
Asakusa is a district in , , Japan, famous for the , a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. is situated 2 km east of National Museum of Western Art. Photo: FabHol, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Quarter
Kanda-Sarugakuchō is a district of , , , consisting of 1-chōme and 2-chōme. is situated 2½ km southwest of National Museum of Western Art.

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