This sculpture museum is situated in Yanaka, which is a district in Tokyo’s Taito ward. It is the former home and studio of the Japanese sculptor Asakura Fumio (1883 – 1964). The house, studio, and garden have been designed by the artist himself, and it took 7 years to complete the construction works (1935).

  • Introduction
  • Asakura Fumio
  • The Five Constants
  • The Garden
  • Anika’s impressions
  • Around the Asakura-chōso-kan

10 pages full of information about the gardens of Asakura-chōso-kan
2 illustrations of the courtyard garden
12 pictures of the gardens

The eBook is delivered as PDF.

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How to get there
The museum is a 5-minute walk away from Nippori station on the Yamanote line.

Opening times
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (last entry 4:00 p.m.)
Closed from Dec. 29 – Jan. 1
Also Mondays and Thursdays.
If there is a holiday on one of these days, the mueseum will be open and then close the following day.

Admission fee
500 Yen

Taito-ku, Yanaka 7-18-10

Picture taking not allowed