About The Tale of Genji Museum, Uji, Kyoto
The Tale of Genji is a long novel written in the early 11th century and the middle of the Heian period, consisting of fifty-four volumes. The author, a woman called Shikibu, wrote the novel, which had a great influence on later Japanese works. The main stage for the last ten volumes of The Tale of Genji is Uji. The museum displays Japanese architecture and customs related to The Tale of Genji, among other things.
The Tale of Genji, which is quite famous and is considered a masterpiece of ancient Japanese literature, is described here, along with the various cultures derived from it.
How to get there
Keihan/Uji Line (When taking the Keihan Main Line, please change at Nakashujima), get off at Uji Station and walk for about 8 minutes.
On the JR/Nara Line (JR Kyoto Station to Nara Station), get off at Uji Station and walk for about 15 minutes.
Kintetsu/Kyoto Line Get off at Kintetsu Okubo Station and transfer to a bus for about 15 minutes, get off at Keihan Uji Bus Station and walk for about 8 minutes.
1. Adults 500 yen, groups of 30 or more people 400 yen
2. 250 yen for children, 200 yen for groups of 30 or more
1. 9:00-17:00, admission deadline 16:30
2. Closed: Mondays (If it falls on a holiday, the following day will be closed.)
The following days are closed: December 28 to January 3.
45-26, Uji Higashiuchi, Uji, Kyoto, Japan