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Very small, but nice works / Muy pequeño, pero buenas obras.

ENGLISH. This is a place for lovers of Japanese old prints. It is very small, the collection is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carlos K
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Quiet, uncrowded

Quiet, uncrowded museum allows you to view the art at your leisure. Small, but well presented... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Ian M
Victoria, Canada
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“Very small, but nice works / Muy pequeño, pero buenas obras.”
8 Jul 2018
“Quiet, uncrowded”
The ukiyo-e print began to describe the life of the common people in the late 17th century. And it inspired European great artists, for example, van Gogh, Monet and Debussy. In this museum, you can see the works of great artists, such as Hokusai...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
365 Naramonocho Shijodori Teramachi Nishi Iru, Shimogyo-ku | Kirihata Bldg. 2F, Nakagyo, Kyoto 600-8004, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
+81 75-223-3003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

ENGLISH. This is a place for lovers of Japanese old prints. It is very small, the collection is very good but not big at all. A few wonderful wors, like a copy of "The big wave" by Hokusai. If you are not particularly interested in...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Quiet, uncrowded museum allows you to view the art at your leisure. Small, but well presented. There was a showing of Hiroshige prints when I was there. Small gift shop, no pressure. Upstairs by the Hotel Bach, near Teramachi Shopping Street.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Small museum that showcases the woodblock prints from the Edo period. The exhibit changes monthly but has a few permanent prints shown (some by Katsushika Hokusai). It is a little pricey for what is essentially a one-room gallery. But we enjoyed it and practically had...More

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浮世 京, 広報担当マネージャー at Kyoto Ukiyo-e Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for visiting our museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it. We change the exhibition about once every half a year. In addition, we have monthly special exhibition and permanent exhibition (Hokusai's three works). We are looking forward to see you...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We found this museum purely by accident, walking along the street in Kyoto. It was a very pleasant way to spend an hour, viewing original woodcut prints by Hiroshige and Hokusai, including the famous View of Mt. Fuji with the giant waves. THe staff were...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I must admit this is not part my initial itinerary as it was not mentioned even in the top 10 museums in Kyoto. I came across an advertisement on the special exhibition of works of Hokusai Katsushika. Immediately the picture of Kanagawa Oki Nami Ura...More

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
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