The Kyoto National Museum abundantly collects the archaeological documents and antique art objects from Japan, China and oriental countries, and is proceeding in displaying, preservation, and research of cultural assets. Collecting, keeping and displaying of cultural assets mainly on the culture of Kyoto from Heian to Edo Period, and is proceeding in the study on related research and outreach activities of cultural assets. There is the Sanjusangen-do Temple nearby, which is famous for 1001 statues of Thousand Armed Kannon.
Kyoto National Museum
●527 Chaya-cho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0931
●Hours／9:30 - 17:00 (open every Friday and Saturday until 20:00)
*Last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing.
●Holidays／Monday (when Monday is a national holiday, closes on the following Tuesday), New Year holidays
●Admission／General exhibition: 520 yen for adults, 260 yen for university students, free for high school students, below 18-year-old minors and above 70-year-old seniors (additional fees for special exhibition)
◆Access／City bus from JR Kyoto Station and right after getting off at Hakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae bus stop. 7-minute walk after getting off at Keihan Shichijo Station
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