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New Meetup: DayTrip No.6:Museum Hopping in Izu & Shuzenji,Shizuoka prefecture

From: Mitsue
Sent on: Sunday, June 28, 2009 12:51 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Tokyo Museum Meetup Group!

What: DayTrip No.6:Museum Hopping in Izu & Shuzenji,Shizuoka prefecture

When: July 5,[masked]:00 AM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

There are some cities called as ?ShoKyoto? in not-too distant where we can take a day trip to.
ShoKyoto, which literally means ?small Kyoto,? is a nickname given to the townscape that is similar to Kyoto. Most of them were built by the daimyo in and after the Muromachi period. In the modern times, the places with the features that remind visitors of Kyoto are also named Shokyoto. I don't like this kind of nickname with "small" something though, ?Sho-Kyoto? sounds like worth visiting.
This time, let's go visit Shuzenji which is one of Shokyoto in Shizuoka prefecture and two museums nearby as follows.

Places to Visit
about Shuzenji (in English)
Sano Art Museum (in Japanese)
Exhibition to see is the collection of art works about view of Mt. Fuji including Ukiyoe etc. from Edo period.
Sculpture Garden Museum Vangi Museo(in Japanese)

Schedule
8:50 AM Meet at JR Tokyo Station, Plat form No.18.
around compartment No.1 of Shinkansen (TBC)
9:03 AM We take Shinkan-sen Hikari-superexpress(NO.465)
9:50 AM Arrive at Mishima
10:30 AM Vangi sculpture Garden Museum (Info)
12:00 AM Mishima town walking, shrine, lunch, and Sano museum(Info)
14:00 PM Leave for Shuzenji
15:00 PM Shuzenji sight-seeing (Info)
17:30 PM Dinner or Onsen (optional)
18:50 PM Leave Shuzenji for Mishima
19:50 PM Leave Mishima. Take Shinkan-sen Hikari-superexpress(No.482)
20:40 PM Arrive at Tokyo Station

If you prefer to meet at Mishima, please show up at the North Gate of JR Mishima station
around 9:50AM. If you choose to do so, please let me know in advance.

Cost

  • Sano Art Museum Admission Fee: JPY 900 *
    (*I have 4 more free tickets for earlier signed up people)
  • Vangi Museum Admission Fee: JPY 1,200
  • Transportation: Total around JPY 10,000
    -Shinkan-sen between Mishima and Tokyo: JPY4,400/one way
    (We can get discount coupon at discount ticket shop)
    -Local Izu Hakone railway: JPY 500/one way
  • Plus costs of your lunch, dinner, snack, and souvenirs.

    Looking forward to having fun day with some of you in Shizuoka.

    Learn more here:
    http://museum.meetup.com/107/calendar/10750284/

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