Asiatica Musée d'Art Oriental

Biarritz
Aquitaine
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

The Asiatica Museum houses a significant collection of Asian art primarily from India, Nepal, Tibet, and China. Wander through rooms and galleries filled with beautiful sculptures of Eastern deities, jades from the time of the Ming Dynasty, wood carvings, textiles, porcelain, metal works by medieval expert craftsmen and more. English audio guides are available.

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Places to visit nearby

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