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  • Ōmura Art Museum was opened as a private art museum in 2007 by Professor Satoshi Ōmura, a prominent biochemist and joint winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the development of the anti-parasitic drugs avermectin and ivermectin.

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    Ryuo Station

    Ryuo Station juxtaposes contemporary architecture by the celebrated Tadao Ando against a backdrop of mountain ranges. Completed in 2008, the construction draws upon local inspiration while simultaneously being an emblematic Ando work that blends into the surrounding nature.

  • Geijutsunomori Park houses Yamanashi's two principal arts and culture-focused museums – the Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art and the Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Literature – within picturesque, sculpture-dotted gardens backgrounded by Mount Fuji.

  • Shiki no Mori consists of two museums housed in a single building: one centers around the photographic works of Koyo Okada, who dedicated his life to photographing Mount Fuji, while the other features a collection of etegami (“picture letters”) by Kunio Koike.

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    Happiness Walk

    Happiness Walk is a commemorative path dedicated to Professor Satoshi Ōmura, a biochemist and joint winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. It is the most scenic route from Nirasaki Station to the Ōmura Art Museum and features nine sculptures by different artists.

More Venues in the Area

  • Nakamura Keith Haring Collection

    The Nakamura Keith Haring Collection is the world’s only art museum to exclusively exhibit the works of the artist, Keith Haring, who dominated the 1980’s art scene in New York.

  • Kawaguchiko Muse Museum - Yuki Atae -

    Kawaguchiko Muse Museum ,considered as a brunch of Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, opened in 1993 and holds the regular exhibitions on the works of doll maker Atae Yuki’s.

  • Kawaguchiko Konohana Museum

    This is an art museum with the theme of Wachifield, a mysterious land created by Ikeda Akiko that is inhabited by Dayan the cat.

  • Kawaguchiko Music Forest

    The museum exhibits music boxes and mechanical music instruments of global historic value: the world‘s largest dancing organ or orchestrion which were supposed to get on the Titanic.

  • Kawaguchiko Museum of Art

    The museum is at the foot of majestic Mt.Fuji and faces a beautiful lake.

  • Yamanashi Gem Museum

    Yamanashi is the number one prefecture of gem and precious metal industry in Japan.