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Treasures From the Imperial Palace

A special exhibition in celebration of the Emperor's enthronement

By Kim B    - 1 min read
Venue: Kyoto National Museum When: Oct 10th - Nov 23rd 2020, 9:30am - 6:00pm

From October 10th to November 23rd 2020, a special exhibition is taking place at the Kyoto National Museum titled "Treasures from the Imperial Palace". The exhibition celebrates the Emperor's enthronement, and will showcase a number of masterpieces which belong to the Imperial Household.

The event will be the first time that many of these treasures have been exhibited outside Tokyo, providing guests with a truly unique opportunity. There will be artworks, folding screens, furnishings, and calligraphy pieces on display to name a few.

Adult admission to the event is ¥1800, and reservations are required in advance. Details regarding ticket purchasing can be found on the official website.

Getting there

Via Public Transport:

From Kyoto Station, head to bus platform D2 in front of the station. Take City Bus #206 or #208 until you reach the "Hakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae" bus stop.

Via Private Vehicle:

The museum is located approximately 20 minutes drive from the Kyoto Higashi IC exit from the Meishin Expressway. Paid parking is available at the venue.

More info

Find out more about Kyoto National Museum.

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Kim B

Kim B @kim.b

I'm an Australian who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan - specifically Tokyo and Niigata. I've  visited 44 of 47 prefectures, with only Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Kumamoto left to check out. I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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