Kyoto National Museum
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Opened in 1897, the Kyoto National Museum (京都国立博物館, Kyōto Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is one of Japan's oldest and most distinguished museums. It is one of only four top-level national museums alongside the Tokyo National Museum, Nara National Museum and Kyushu National Museum. The museum's permanent…
This red brick museum was built in 1895. It is a designated Important Cultural Asset. Its extensive collection is focused on ancient Oriental art and antiques from both China and Japan. The garden, featuring a fountain and many statues, is a beautiful place to relax.
This museum is most famous in Kyoto. You can enjoy popular exhibitions. This is next to Sanjusangendo, so I recommend you to visit both.
In addition to its many fine old temples with their important artworks, Kyoto also boasts a number of impressive collections in its world-class museums and galleries.
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