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Musee Guimet - Pantheon Bouddhique

19 Avenue d Iena, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 40 73 88 00
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Dreadful organisation

The museum has sometimes good exhibtion but is unable to deal with it. The organisation is... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
donniefritts
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Always a pleasure

The collections are impressive. The temporary exhibitions too. Sorry to have missed early... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
BrunoFromNishinomiya
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Nishinomiya-shi, Hyogo, Japan
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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19 Avenue d Iena, 75116 Paris, France
Trocadero
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The museum has sometimes good exhibtion but is unable to deal with it. The organisation is unprofessional and disinterested; the security rude. To be avoided unfortunately

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The collections are impressive. The temporary exhibitions too. Sorry to have missed early photography of Myanmar but we were lucky to catch a very detailed account of the life of Emile Guimet, his voyage in America and Asia, the creation of the museum, and the...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

To my shame, I have to admit I didn't know about this museum. It was an extraordinary surprise. If you love oriental art, you should most definitely pay a visit. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is located close to Trocadero in the centre of Paris. There is a very nice collection of items from Asia (Thailand, Cambodia, India, China....) & a few pieces of contemporary art mixed with the antiquities. Overall very well arranged/good explanations. Also, there is...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I went to the Musee Guimet special show of Japanese kimonos. It was fascinating to see the beautiful artwork that was made into women'sclothing

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Much of the very precious buddhist and Hindu sculptures are scattered all over the world, being removed from their orginal sites by explorers from England, France and Germany. The Musee Guimet houses many of the religious sculptures from India, China and Cambodia. Of special significance...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

We well remember first visiting this place way back in the mid-80s, when it seemed to be a dimly-lighted depository of dusty and unremarkable statues from French Indo-China and other parts of Asia. It did not appear to be an encouraging place for lingering nor...More

1  Thank EloZ523
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

I made a quick Sunday morning visit here before returning to the UK, attracted by the free admission on the first Sunday of the month. I was sorry I had not allowed more time as the exhibits are very well laid out; and some of...More

1  Thank WardenRon
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Located in a historic building at Place Iena, the Musee Guimet has a world-class collection of Asian Art, beautifully displayed, and on a Sunday in late June I often had galleries to myself. The main floor showcases their superb collection of Southeast Asian sculpture, including...More

Thank Albiart
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

This large exhibition reveals Corean treasures held in the reserves of the Guimet museum. The range of paintings and screens is extensive,The Choson era works dominate and they illustrate the unique themes and techniques used in Corea. In many instances this is an eye opener...More

Thank MILOUW
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This is the neighborhood of grand and impressive
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museums overlook the Eiffel Tower and embassies fill
the avenues and streets. Locals head to the butcher,
florist, or bakery on their daily rounds amidst luxury
and splendor, all with a view over Paris and its most
famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings
are small art galleries and homes of historical
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