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The Exhibition of the Sengoku Period

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The Exhibition of the Sengoku Period

Source: Edo-Tokyo Museum

An exhibition covering 100 years of Sengoku Period, must-see history fans

The Sengoku Period(1454-1573) has long been seen as a period when Japan was in great turmoil due to a territorial dispute along with the decline of the Muromachi Shognate(1336-1573).

The Exhibition of the Sengoku Period

Registered Tangible Cultural Property by Akita City
Satake Yoshishige’s armor (The crest was designed to represent the form of hairy caterpillar)
Exhibition period: January 2 – January 29

The Exhibition of the Sengoku Period

Important Cultural Property
Amago Tsunehisa’s armor
Exhibition period: November 23 – December 25

However, the Sengoku Period has been reconsidered in recent studies as being an era that helped in the maturation of politics and culture. Famous daimyo feudal lords made strong efforts to manage their territory and introduced Kyoto-born cultures such as painting, architecture and tea ceremony to their people.

The Exhibition of the Sengoku Period

Important Cultural Property
Flowers and Birds of the Four Seasons on folding screens
Exhibition period: January 9 – January 29

This exhibition tries to express the reality of the period through dialogues with a number of heroes through historical documents and artistic crafts from various areas.


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Event Name The Exhibition of the Sengoku Period - A Century of Dreams -
Venue Edo-Tokyo Museum Special Exhibition 1F
Dates November 23, 2016 – January 29, 2017
Note 【Close Date】
Mon (Open on Jan. 2,9,16), Dec.26 Mon.- Jan.1 Sun., 2017

Exhibit items are changed during the exhibition

Open Hours 9:30 – 17:30 (Saturday:9:30 – 19:30)
※ Last admission is until 30 minutes before closing
Admission Adults: ¥1,350
College and vocational students: ¥1,080
Elementary, Junior high, High school students and seniors (65 and over): ¥680
Address 1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3626-9974

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