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Kahitsu-kan (Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art)

Travel Guide - Kahitsu-kan (Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art)

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Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art, usually called "Kahitsu-kan", is a fantastic private museum located in the Gion district of central Kyoto. Despite facing a busy street, the museum's modern building has serene exhibition spaces and a tea ceremony room facing a roof-top moss garden with a beautiful maple tree inside.
The museum mainly exhibits wonderful paintings created by Japanese painters such as Kagaku Murakami and Kaoru Yamaguchi as well as exquisite ceramics created by Kitaoji Rosanjin. The museum also holds special exhibits several times a year.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 17:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,000 yen (General, Adult)
  • 800 yen (Student)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 3 minutes walk from Gion-Shijo Station on the Keihan Main Line
  • 13 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #203 bus. Get off at Gion Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 271, Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0073

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