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Ryukoku Museum

Horikawadori Simogyoku, Kyoto 600-8399, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-351-2500
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Japanese irony at the Ryukoku Museum

Gorgeous stuff, but what torment! Virtually nothing in English, beyond tantalising headings... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2014
Bill M
Glimpse of Ancient Buddhist art in Ancient capital KYOTO

When you visit Nishi-Hongan-ji temple, you can't miss This Ryukoku Museum. From the temple to reach... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2013
vidyaAjanta
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Aug 22, 2014
“Japanese irony at the Ryukoku Museum”
Apr 29, 2013
“Glimpse of Ancient Buddhist art in Ancient capital KYOTO”
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Horikawadori Simogyoku, Kyoto 600-8399, Kyoto Prefecture
Shimogyo-ku
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Reviewed August 22, 2014

Gorgeous stuff, but what torment! Virtually nothing in English, beyond tantalising headings - "..easy-to-understand presentation of Buddhism from its birth to the modern age." Followed by acres of, yes, Japanese! Special oriental joke? Not sure, but could sure do with a bit of cross-cultural empathy...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2013

When you visit Nishi-Hongan-ji temple, you can't miss This Ryukoku Museum. From the temple to reach there, just cross the street. Currently they hold the special exhibition (~June 30, 2013) focusing on a painter HIRAYAMA Ikuo (1930-2009), who was well known for a collector of...More

4  Thank vidyaAjanta
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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