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Uji Genji Museum

45-26 Uji, Uji, Kyoto Prefecture 611-0021, Japan
+81 774-28-0200
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Uji
Type: Museums
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

First of all, Uji is one of my favorite little towns. I make a special trip here every year. I love the tea shops and okashi shops. There is one famous tea shop that makes the best matcha custard okashi and matcha cappuchino. These are products that you can carry home. I buy enough green tea to last me to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

This little museum is full of life-size mannequins telling the story of Genji, as well as items such as incenses and a half-hour period drama in their clever little theater. As usual, most explanations are in Japanese but the drama has english subtitles.

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