A special event taking place at the Saitama Bonsai Art Museum looks at some of the masterpieces from the museum's collection, including bonsai pots, ukiyo-e prints that depict an appreciation of plants and gardens, gardening books, bonsai magazines, and even old photographs. Much of the exhibition will focus on bonsai-related pieces from the Edo (1603 - 1868) and Meiji (1868 - 1912) eras.
The event runs until November 25th, and adult admission is 310 yen.
Via Public Transport:
Saitama's Bonsai Art Museum is located a five minute walk from Toro Station's East Exit, served by the JR Utsunomiya Line, or a ten minute walk from Omiya Koen Station on the Tobu Urban Park Line.
Via Private Vehicle:
For those who plan to drive to the museum, it is located around 9 kilometers from the Iwatsuki exit of the Tohoku Expressway. On site parking is available and is free for up to two hours.
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