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Kyoto National Museum

Kyoto National Museum Kyoto National Museume is located about 1.7 km east-northeast of Kyoto station.
The south side faces Shichijo Street, and the east side faces Higashi-Oji Street.
And there is Sanjusangendo temple to the south.

It was opened in 1897.
It houses a lot of cultural properties of Kyoto from the 8th century to the 19th century.
The collections include 27 national treasures and more than 180 national important cultural properties.
They are Japanese-style paintings, Buddhist paintings, old swords, ancient books and the other various articles.
Many of them has been deposited from the temples and shrines in Kyoto.

Until 2013, this museum is under construction to remodel.
Permanent exhibition has been closed, but special exhibitions are held.

Kyoto National Museum official website

How to get to here

By route bus

About 9 minutes from Kyoto station to Hakubutsukan-Sanjusangendo stop, by bus with route No. 206, 208.




Kyoto National Museum
Kyoto National Museum
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