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Musee Cernuschi, Paris

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When you grow tired of European art, check out Musee Cernuschi, an Asian art museum in Paris specializing in fascinating works from China, Japan, and Korea. In these exhibits, you can view priceless Asian works such as Han Dynasty objects, funerary statues from the Northern Wei Dynasty, ceramics from the Tang and Song dynasties, and, most prominently, the large Buddha of Meguro, a Japanese bronze from the 18th century. About 900 objects are on permanent display.

Musee Cernuschi, founded in 1898, is one of the oldest museums of Paris. It is the only municipal museum in France which exhibits high-level Asian art, and it is the second most important Asian art museum in France as well as the fifth most important in Europe. To visit Musee Cernuschi and get the most from your holiday in Paris, create itinerary details personal to you using our Paris itinerary maker.
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  • We had the pleasure to visit this museum a few days from its re-opening after renovation. It shows some history of China, some history or art of China, and a few contemporary pieces from Chinese...  more »
  • I guess your level of enjoyment with this museum, as with everything, is how much you are gripped by the topic and your level of understanding. I'm not well acquainted with Asian art so I drifted...  more »
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  • Best Chinese/Indo-chinese in Paris
  • Check out the great Buddha statue. Free entrance to the main museum.

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