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Kyoto Sights

Tale of Genji Museum

  • 45–26 Uji-Higashiuchi Map It
  • Uji

Updated 09/20/2013

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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.

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45–26 Uji-Higashiuchi, Uji, 611-0021, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • ¥500
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–4:30

Updated 09/20/2013


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