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  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
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    4.0
    596 Reviews
    Art Museum
    Karasuma-ku Ikegami Le, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

    Im a fan of manga, but unfortunately, cannot read Japanese. If youre like me, I wouldnt especially recommend this museum. Its essentially a big library, but the VAST majority of manga in here are...

  • Museum of Kyoto
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    3.5
    212 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Nakagyou-ku Sanjoutakakura

    I visited the Kyoto museum without any expectations except to learn something of the local history and culture. What I found when I got there was a fantastic exhibition of the Czech artist Mucha...

  • Sumiya Motenashi Cultural and Art Museum
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    4.5
    51 Reviews
    Art Museum
    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Shimogyou-ku Nishishinyashikiageyachou 32

    This place is a real find and usually off the beaten tourist track for non Japanese. To get the best its advisable to have the benefit of an interpreter. We hired a Japanese tour guide for the day as...

  • Ryukoku University Ryukoku Museum
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    4.0
    37 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto Shirokyo-ku Horikawa Dori Front (Nishihonganji Temple in front)

    We decided to stop at this Museum as it started to rain very hard after our visit of the Nishi Hongwangi Temple ( on the other side of the street ) .Lots of children around taking classes and...

  • Kyoto Seitakashinetukekan
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    5.0
    32 Reviews
    Art Museum
    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Nakagyou-ku Mibukayougoshochou 46-1

    This is a changing display of 4/500 pieces of Netsuke, miniature works of art in choice materials, beautifully displayed and with many works by modern masters showing that the art of netsuke is very...

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