The Tale of Genji Museum,Uji City

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Known as a masterpiece in classical Japanese literature, The Tale of Genji depicts the story of an extremely handsome noble man and his love affairs in Heian period, with the last 10 chapters happening in Uji. The museum offers explanations, movies and interactive games available in English, making it a lot of fun to experience the glamorous world of Genji.
From April 2019, the original animation movie "GENJI FANTASY---The Cat in Love with Hikaru Genji" will be playing.

Basic information

Venue name

The Tale of Genji Museum,Uji City


Postal code:611-0021
45-26, Uji Higashiuchi, Uji, Kyoto Prefecture


Number of regular vehicles: 15cars(Charges: 100 yen per 30 minutes for 1 car)

Number of large vehicles: 4buses(Charges: 2500 yen for 1 bus, priority given to those with reservation)

Time held/open

9am∼5pm※Last entry at 4:30pm

Regular holidays/closings

Every Monday (if Monday is a national holiday then the following day will be closed)


Adults: 600 (480) yen

Children: 300 (240) yen

Other: Price in the () are for groups over 20 people


Train : 8 minutes walk from Keihan Uji Line "Uji"station
15 minutes walk from JR Nara Line "Uji"station

Access to Kyoto by the Sea

Access to Kyoto in the Forests

Access to Kyoto Infused with Tea

Access to Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove

Equipment and service in facilities

Toilet facilities available|Free Wi-Fi|Eating & Drinking

※Free Wi-Fi:Only in the library ※Eating&Dining:Light meals only

Foreign languages spoken

Foreign language explanations/displays: English|Traditional Chinese|Simplified Chinese|Korean

Foreign language guides/interpretation/audio guides: English|Traditional Chinese|Simplified Chinese|Korean

※With tabrets

Contact information


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