Best 5 museums you must visit in Kyoto

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Kyoto has many famous tourist attractions such as temples and shrines. Not only them but also museums are nice tourist spots. Museums own precious things and also give you good experience. Here, we are going to introduce best 5 museums you must visit in Kyoto.

 

 

 

No.1 Kyoto International Manga Museum

 

The Kyoto International Manga Museum houses about 300,000 manga and comic books from the recent ones to the old ones all over the world. They are lined with shelves of manga. Foreign tourists can also enjoy because there are about 5,000 of the local language version of manga. Visitors can read manga freely.

 

 

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 Operating  Hours 10:00 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. (last admission 5:30 p.m.)
 Closed Wednesday, the year-end through the New Year period
 Fee JPY 800
 Address Oike agaru, Karasuma-dori, Chukyo-ku, Kyoto
 Tel. 075-254-7414
 Website http://www.kyotomm.jp/english/

 

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No.2 Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

 

Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum is not far from Fushimi Inari Shrine. The museum introduces the history of Japanese sake brewing with free tasting. You can also learn about the sake brewing process. In the shop, you can buy sake and the related products.

 

 

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 Operating  Hours 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Closed New Year holidays and O-Bon Festival (August)
 Fee Adults: JPY 300

Children aged 12-17: JPY 100 Children aged 0-11: free

Please make reservations in advance for group visits.

 Address 247 Minamihama-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8660 JAPAN
 Tel. +81-(0)75-623-2056
 Website http://www.gekkeikan.co.jp/english/products/museum/index.html

 

Review:

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No.3 Nishijin Textile Center

 

Nishijin textile was created in Kyoto more than 1,200 years ago. It is used many colored yarns and waved them together. In the Nishjin Textile Center, many exhibitions are held: kimono show, hand-waving demonstrations and display of historical material. Also, you can wear kimono. (Admission charge) If you want to try some experiences, please check the website.

 

 

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 Operating  Hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Closed Dec.29 ~ Jan.3
 Admission  Fee Free
 Address Imadegawa Minamiiru, Horikawa-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City
 Tel. 075-451-9231
 Website http://www.nishijin.or.jp/eng/brochure/index.html

 

Review:

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No.4 Kyoto National Museum

 

The Kyoto National Museum is one of the most famous museums in Japan, open Meiji Period. The museum owns pre-modern Japanese and Asian art, including sculpture, ceramic, costume, calligraphy and paintings.

 

 

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 Operating  Hours 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Entrance until 4:30 p.m.)
 Closed Typically Monday
 Admission Fee Adult: JPY 520 (Group of more than 20; JPY 210)

University student (ID required): JPY 260

High school student or younger: free

 

Admission of Special Exhibition is separate fee.

 Address 527 Chaya-cho, Higashiyama-ku,

Kyoto

 Tel. 075 541 1151
 Website http://www.kyohaku.go.jp/eng/

 

Review:

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No.5 Costume Museum

 

The Costume Museum has exhibited life-size dolls dressed in the beautiful costume. A stage back ground is the Tale of Genji, so if you are interested in the story or if you have interest in Japanese culture, you can enjoy the museum. If you want to learn about the Tale of Genji, please refer to these sites.

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tale_of_Genji

http://www.taleofgenji.org/ )

 

 

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 Operating  Hours 9:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
 Closed Sundays and National Holidays
 Admission  Fee Adults: JPY 500

Junior High, High School and University Students: JPY 300

Elementary School Students: JPY 200

 Address Izutsu Building 5th floor Shinhanayacho-Dori,Horikawa Higashiiru,Shimogyo-ku,Kyoto
 Tel. +81-(0)75-342-5345
 Website http://www.iz2.or.jp/english/index.html

 

Review:

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