The Tale of Genji Museum, Uji

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  • This attractive modern museum reveals the ancient and elegant world of the Heian period of Japan through interactive displays, full screen sets and models. The focus? Just one: "The Tale of Genji...  more »
  • Having never read Tale of Genji (it was given to me as a gift years ago and has been sitting on my bookshelf ever since...) I wasn't a die-hard fan of the novel. However, the museum provided a lot of....  more »
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  • Sharing some chapters about Tale of Genji in Uji. Such a tragic love stories. Anyway, the tourists can get an automatic tab with headphones for free (dont forget to give it back to the front office) as their guide. They also have a mini movie about the stories of Genji with Uji background.
  • Nice place to see the leaves in general - not crowded compared with most of Kyoto. The museum itself is quite interesting if you are in to that kind of thing.
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