Domon Ken Museum of Photography [土門拳記念館]

Domon Ken Museum of Photography
Photo by Yamagata Prefecture

Domon Ken Museum of Photography
Photo by Yamagata Prefecture

Domon Ken Museum of Photography is a museum of photography for a worldwide photographer, Domon Ken (1909-1990).
It is located about 4 km southwest of Sakata station.

He was born in Sakata city.

He had pursued realism in his works, and completed many photo books about temples, traditional articles or sceneries.
And he left a lot of sharp portrait photos of famous Japanese persons.

Domon Ken Museum of Photography
Photo by Yamagata Prefecture

Domon Ken Museum of Photography
Photo by Yamagata Prefecture

This museum was opened in 1983.
And it houses about 70,000 works of Domon.

The museum is in Iimoriyama Park, and the building stands by a pond.

Domon Ken Museum of Photography

How to get here

By route bus "Runrun Bus", about 21 minutes from JR Sakata station.

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