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Tale of Genji Museum

Tale of Genji Museum Review

A novel written at the beginning of the 11th century, The Tale of Genji is a masterpiece that depicts the life of an imperial prince. The final chapters are set in the Uji region, and are commonly referred to as the Uji-Jujo, or the Ten Uji Chapters. At this beautiful museum can relive the classic epic through a variety of well-made displays, colorful murals, and interesting videos, as well as rotating seasonal exhibits. It's an eight-minute walk from Keihan Uji Station.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 45–26 Uji-Higashiuchi, Uji, 611-0021
  • Phone: 774/39–9300
  • Cost: ¥500
  • Hours: Tues.–Sun. 9–4:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Southern Kyoto
Updated: 09-20-2013

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