Kyoto Sights

National Museum of Modern Art (Kindai Bijutsukan)

  • Enshoji-cho Map It
  • Sakyo-ku

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

Architect Fumihiko Maki, whose recent commissions include the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto (2014) and 4 World Trade Center in New York City (2013), designed Museum of Modern Art's 1986 steel, glass, and reinforced concrete structure. The museum is known for its collection of modern Japanese paintings, with an emphasis on the artistic movements in the Kansai region. The museum's other important holdings include ceramic treasures by Kanjiro Kawai, Rosanjin Kitaoji, Shoji Hamada, and others.

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Enshoji-cho, on west side of Jingu-michi, south of Heian Jingu, Kyoto, 606-8344, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • Admission fee changes with exhibition
  • Tues.–Sun. 9:30–4:30

Published 12/10/2015


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