Traditional Japanese culture on display in Hanoi
Update: Dec 23, 2013
Hanoi’s Vietnam National Museum of History will presentan exhibition of traditional Japanese culture and history from January 16 to March 9, 2014.

The exhibition includes 70 artifacts covering ancient Japanese pottery, Japanese Buddhist sculpture, the Japanese war against Mongol invasion, and Samurai traditions.

Examples of Yayoi Period pottery, Kamanura Period hyogo-gusari-tachisttyle sword mounting, and Edo Period Gusokuarmour are particular highlights.

Museum visitors will also have the chance to examine relics from early Vietnamese-Japanese trade exchanges on loan from the Kyushu National Museum.

The exhibition is collaboration between the Vietnam National History Museum, the General Department of Japanese Culture, and the Kyushu National Museum.