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Shiki Memorial Museum, Matsuyama

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The Matsuyama City Shiki Memorial Museum is a museum devoted mainly to the life and work of Japanese writer Masaoka Shiki, who was born and raised in Matsuyama. Shiki is widely considered to be the most important figure in the modernization of both haiku and tanka poetry. The museum also includes exhibits about the early history of Matsuyama.
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  • There is a 21 description audio guide for 100 yen in English as everything is in Japanese. It doesn’t cover everything but gives you a less detailed look at the exhibits. 25,000 poems and only lived.....  more »
  • The novel Saka no ue no Kumo starts as: “A really small country is trying to get civilized. “One of the islands of the country is Shikoku Island, and Shikoku is divided into Sanuki, Awa...  more »
  • The English guide had 21 descriptions of a part of the exhibit. 25,000 poems in such a short life. 500 yen includes audio guide. Spent about 45 minutes. It is worth a visit as it is really well done.
  • Nice museum.
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