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Kyoto International Manga Museum京都国際マンガミュージアム

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This manga museum in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto, is Japan's largest manga museum. It first opened in 2006. Including valuable works from the Meiji period and the post-WWII period as well as popular modern titles and foreign works, they have almost 300,000 pieces in their collection. One of their showcases is a ''Manga Wall'' with 50,000 volumes of manga arrayed on bookcases that visitors can freely read. The spacious building is the former Tatsuike Elementary School and people can be found everywhere inside or outside on the lawn reading manga. This is a popular location for foreign tourists and couples.


Karasuma-ku Ikegami Le, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

phone 0752547414

10:00-18:00(Latest entry17:30)

Review of Kyoto International Manga Museum

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Reviewed:2018/11/21 Library/Museum for Manga lovers!
I absolutely loved this place! I thought it would be more of a library but it was a good balance between library and museum. There were a lot of carefully curated exhibits that were very interesting...
Reviewed:2018/11/15 Best visit on a 2 week trip to Japan
We don't have a knowledge of Manga but our trip here was the highlight of a 2 week tour. The storytelling workshop was amazing, and we love the portraits we had drawn. Loved the exhibits, great way...
Reviewed:2018/11/13 More like a library, knowing very little about manga I didn't learn much
Quite disappointed with this, I know very little about manga but was really interested in learning more about it. This is essentially a library with floor to ceiling manga and lots of places to sit...

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Karasuma-ku Ikegami Le, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto [map]



10:00-18:00(Latest entry17:30)
Wednesday (Closed for Public holiday:The next day), New Year's Holiday, Maintenance Period
[Admission fee] Adults 800yen, Senior High School Student 300yen, Elementary School Students 100yen
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          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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