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Visiting Ghibli Museum Tokyo

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Ghibli Museum was placed in the Mikata and Tokyo was very popular among the movie fans as well. There are many things to know if you want to visit this place. Firstly, Ghibli is the famous Japanese animation studio which been created My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke and so on. There are many great things here and it's worth visit attraction in Tokyo. The creator does not want to make it into its history and an inventory of Ghibli's films. Then, he just wants to create the museum with the hope that all of the visitors who come to the museum can use their sense in order to feel the nuance of Ghibli movies. He also believes that the experience in the museum will stay with you as the heart-warming experience.

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Visiting Ghibli Museum in Tokyo

Visiting Ghibli Museum in Tokyo

1. What's inside the Ghibli Museum

1. What's inside the Ghibli Museum

The part of inside museum looks like the maze. It might slightly look like the Bruce Wayne's built, where he grew up and happy without the memory of parents dead in order to taint his mood. There are several permanent attractions inside, such as the history of animation in the bottom floor, stroboscope and another stand out things. There is also an exhibit which been dedicated for the life and the work of Hayao Miyazaki. It offers you with intimate tour deeper into his drawings and journals, while it's so detailed, then the most impressive things are you are able to know the life of animator sometimes can really so suck as well. This is why Hayao Miyazaki had smoked more cigarettes than Joe Camel.

2. You will see a robot in the roof

2. You will see a robot in the roof

In the top side, the museum shows you with the full-sized of a robot which come from the Castle in the Sky and this is the only place where you are able to take a picture. You can climb to see it and check the museum's architecture at the same time

3. See many exclusive films here

3. See many exclusive films here

Another great thing that you will find here is the ticket to go into the secret Studio Ghibli Film was included in its price as well. These short films are never be released in the outside of a museum, therefore this is can be your great opportunity in order to get something that you are able to hold for those who want love this way of watching films.

4. Having tea and gifts

4. Having tea and gifts

You should know that the Ghibli Museum also offers you with warm tea room where you are able to relax and take a break from the crowds and enjoying the cute cappuccino and snacks. There is the gift shop where you are able to take or purchasing souvenir. However, you should know that it was not that cheap.

Ghibli Museum Tokyo Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

This is something that you have to know, purchasing tickets of the Ghibli Museum is not the easy thing. Set apart from the fact that tickets were sold out in advance, then the purchasing process is not that simple as you wish, especially travelers. Therefore, the first thing that you have to do is decide when you want to visit this museum. Ensure that you checked the calendar of Ghibli Museum for closures. Keep in mind that tickets were usually sold for one or even two months in advance. However, there are several ways to purchase the tickets, they are purchase tickets via Lawson, GoVoyagin, and JTB.

How To Get Around?

This is a literary museum, so you just enjoy every part inside the museum by walking around and observe all of the cool things here,

What Should I Wear?

There is no strict rule about the outfit, just wear anything that makes you comfortable and does not forget to wear comfortable shoes.

Ghibli Museum Tokyo Facts

Best Time to Visit

The Mitaka City was placed in the suburb of Tokyo, so your destination area was placed where many people will go to Tokyo center for working during weekdays. However, this area is so busy during weekends. If you want to get a more calm visit, then you should avoid entering this museum on weekends. The last entry at 4 pm. Summer is the busiest time in the museum.


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Will I Need a Guide?

Hiring a guide is acceptable for those who want to get deeper and more information.

How To Get There?

The closest subway station was Mitaka and you have to walk around 15 minutes to arrive in this museum. However, you can take a bus or taxi that brings you to the location.

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