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Himeji City Museum of Literature
Japan

Himeji City Museum of Literature located a half mile (800 m) to the west of Himeji castle was designed by Tadao Andoh, a world-famous architect.

Great literary figures associated with Himeji area are showcased at this museum.

The museum consists of two buildings and an artificial stream between them as you see in this panorama.

Copyright: Kengo Shimizu
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Hochgeladen: 27/08/2011
Aktualisiert: 25/04/2014
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Tags: museum; literature; himeji
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