The Tale of Genji Museum(源氏物語博物館), Uji

(3.1/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
The Tale of Genji Museum is in Uji, Kyoto, Japan. It displays the world of the Japanese classic novel The Tale of Genji with projected images, models, and exhibitions. The culture of the Imperial Court of the Heian Period, the aristocrats' costumes and the furnishings of their residences are shown here.The last ten chapters of The Tale of Genji are set in Uji; the hero is Kaoru Genji (a son of Hikaru Genji). The story of these chapters is reproduced with great realism using a scrim and life-sized set. Visitors are introduced to the story line and main characters. A short film based on the Ten Uji Chapters and created solely for the museum is presented in the movie room.There is a library with a collection of books about The Tale of Genji.The museum was opened in 1998.
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  • Click here to visit if it's the tale of Genji is the best. Even people who don't know much about the tale of Genji here can enjoy.
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  • 源氏物語博物館可以來說算是影片說故事,展覽物品比較少而已 大人門票500日圓來看一部歷史故事,就看見仁見智值不值得了? 除非深愛日本文化歷史的話,就不用我多說嚕! 當看完後,才知道原來宇治橋和宇治川和一些歷史人物都有關連的。 如果沒有去源氏物語博物館的話,我還以為宇治橋和宇治川只是普通地名而已 想不到背後有另一個故事的深淵造化~ 
  • It was interesting piece from the center of the exhibition moved to the Uji story (Museum, Uji is of course is), so students haven't learned in classical times had 10 minutes. You can learn about the Heian period.
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  • If you don't really like the book and know the history, don't go.
  • Close on Monday
  • It is a Museum of Uji city which opened in 1998. Uji is the last stage of the tale of Genji, was actually in the Villa area of the Heian nobility. And many exhibitions, but variety is ingenious and is recommended. Mr. source of light was staying current shosei-en Garden (enclave of Higashi honganji Temple) and was realized paradise? (Actually source Kawahara Academy) in models of the rokujo, full length (this is easy to understand),? The ox (large), and other exhibits during the Heian period costumes and furnishings. You can also see the movie. When I visited there were joint exhibitions and Uji City Museum of history. I think so interesting special exhibitions are also named after Kyoto, just like come on a regular basis. In the Museum collection, such as a valuable manuscript of the tale of Genji and storage made.
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  • I think I will ask and ask well, but the city's handicapped people is free of charge, but that discrimination is not or. Why the same disability yet? Clear is discrimination!
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  • Exhibits are few. Ox per exhibition is gorgeous but it's just. Or seen a movie wasn't interesting to me. Good if you go once, again?.
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