Reasons to Recommend: The luxurious and gorgeous buildings and the design of the beautiful gardens make the Kyoto National Museum famous all over the world. There are old exhibition halls and new exhibition halls. The old brick exhibition hall was designed by Kumayama Katayama, and it is a building that represents the essence of Meiji architecture. The new exhibition hall hosts a permanent exhibition of cultural properties.
Reasons to Recommend: The Kyoto International Manga Museum is located in Nakagyo District, Kyoto City. It adopts the building of the old Dragon Elementary School and opened on November 25, 2006. It has a collection of 200,000 pieces of materials, including many newspapers from the Meiji period and comics rented out after the war. Books and other precious collections. It is jointly operated by Kyoto City and Kyoto Seika University. The museum mainly collects, preserves and displays comic works that have attracted much attention and are popular with readers, conduct investigation and research on animation culture, and expand and plan animation cultural activities. The collection of precious manga includes Japan's first children's manga "Shounen PACK" and the "Manga Country" during the war, as well as the ancestor of Japanese manga, "Manga News Japan" published in 1874, the first in Japan and the American version of "Manga News Japan". Various translations of "Youth JUMP" and "Doraemon" in Asia, and even American Superman comics and various doujinshi are readily available.
Reasons to Recommend: The Kanji Museum was built on the former site of a middle school in Gion, Dongshan District, Kyoto City, very close to the Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto. The Japanese Kanji Proficiency Testing Association, a public welfare foundation that operates the museum, aims to "build a facility to widely publicize Japanese Kanji culture to the world", and expects more than 200,000 visitors each year. The target population is mainly primary school students, middle school students and their families. However, foreigners who study Japanese can also enjoy it.
Reasons to Recommend: The Museum of Customs is located near Nishi Honganji Temple. It was established by Mr. Itsuka Yubei, the eighth-generation owner of the well-established Kyoto store "Itsuka Robe Shop" that existed in 1705. Since the Itsuki Robe has a history of 300 years, they accumulated Having acquired a wealth of practical experience, the eighth generation Mr. Ichitsu Yubei was also very interested in the history of customs (folk culture), and in the 1950s, he served as a consultant on the history of costumes at various institutions and important festivals. Then, in 1974, a Customs Museum was established on the fifth floor of the Izutsu Robe Shop, where the scenes from "The Tale of Genji" were presented with scaled-down dolls.
Reasons to Recommend: The Kyoto University General Museum was established in 1997 (Heisei 9) as a joint educational research facility located within Kyoto University. In the exhibition hall, the natural history exhibition room is mainly large, and you can experience specimen making and other experiences here. In addition, there are exhibition areas for the history of culture and technology in the museum. The cultural history exhibition area displays exhibits such as ancient maps of Kyoto.
Reasons to Recommend: The Okura Memorial Hall, which introduces the history of Fushimi sake, was built by making good use of the old sake cellars. This museum is a brewing museum operated by the well-known Japanese brewing company, Yueguiguan Co., Ltd. Converted from a wine cellar built in 1909, it was opened for tours in 1982. This museum provides an easy-to-understand introduction to Fushimi's brewing process and the development of sake. In addition to displaying about 400 brewing tools according to the brewing procedure, there are also various wine utensils, as well as historical materials that introduce the history of Yueguiguan since its establishment. After the tour, you can taste sake such as ginjoshu in the hall of the memorial hall.
Reasons to Recommend: This museum inherits the precious collections of the world-class music box collector Guido Reuge, and spreads the ingenuity and culture of music boxes to people. Here, ancient music boxes, which can be regarded as historical cultural assets, over 100 years old, are displayed and played.
Reasons to Recommend: A comprehensive cultural facility that introduces the history and culture of Kyoto in an easy-to-understand manner. The museum has a history exhibition room, an art and craft exhibition room, and a screening room. The branch is a Meiji-era building that used to be the Kyoto branch of the old Bank of Japan. The cafe in the museum was used as a large treasury at that time, and you can experience a strong nostalgic feeling when you come here.
Reasons to Recommend: The Nomura Museum near Higashiyama Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto is a private collector's museum of tea collections. The simple-looking two-story building houses thousands of tea utensils accumulated by Mr. Nomura Tokushi in his lifetime, including some tea utensils used by Sen Rikyu or made by himself.