Travel: Dozens of dollhouses throw open doors at Hakone museum

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(From Asahi Shimbun)
A community of some of the tiniest houses in the world has been created at the foot of Japan’s tallest peak, Mount Fuji.

The popular tourist destination of Hakone, southwest of Tokyo, known for its hot springs, is also famous for being home to many small museums of peculiar private collections of all sort of things.

The latest one, Doll House Museum Hakone, which opened this summer, is packed with about 50 mainly European and American dollhouses.

The dollhouses were collected by museum director Yasuaki Niimi over many years from around the globe. Read more



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