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Art&Culture in Kawaramachi / Shijokarasuma

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  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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...

Kyoto Areas


Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.

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