Tokyo’s chaotic urban sprawl has an irresistible allure. Small wooden homes sit next to modern high-rise towers, while tiny parks and the architectural masterpieces pop up at random intervals. Fans of such foremost architects as Tadao Ando and Kisho Kurokawa can explore buildings that are open to the public, and art lovers will enjoy browsing the city’s numerous galleries and museums.
Tokyo’s art scene is a thriving mix of well-established museums and smaller innovative galleries showcasing the best of the new.
Tokyo offers a surprising number of museums as well as art galleries. The museums listed here are top recommendations for any Tokyo sojourn.
From centuries-old wooden temples to skyscrapers of steel and glass, Tokyo has it all.