Biwako-Sosui (Lake Biwa Canal) Museum
Citiletter App StoreCitiletter Google Play

Biwako-Sosui (Lake Biwa Canal) Museum

Museum in Kyoto, Japan

The Lake Biwa Canal Museum of Kyoto is a facility that was opened by Kyoto City in August 1989, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Lake Biwa Canal's completion. It was established with the support of Kyoto citizens in the hopes of delivering the significance of the canal to as many people as possible, and of rewarding the accomplishments of our predecessors, as well as becoming a source of vitality for Kyoto, which continues to develop into the future.


17 Nanzenji Kusagawachō, Sakyō-ku, Kyōto-shi, Kyōto-fu 606-8437, Japan


A 7-minute walk from "Keage" Station on the Subway Tozai Line A 4-minute walk from "Okazaki Hoshojicho" stop on the City Bus Route No.5 In front of "Nanzenji / Sosui Kinenkan / Dobutsuen Migashimon-mae" on the City Bus Kyoto Okazaki Loop *No parking spaces available except for parking lots for the disabled.

Phone Number

+81 75-752-2530


Working Hours

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from March 1 to November 30 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from December 1 to the end of February *Admission allowed until 30 minutes prior to closing.



Furthermore, to get more information such as direction, public transportation info, visiting hour, entrance fee, contact number of this place please download the Citiletter app for iOS and Android now! It is also possible to create your wish-list for your next trip in the app. Are you indecisive? If so, you can ask a city chief who is interested in that place.
Show all Kyoto's Places
Become a City Chief now!Do you want to share your travel experiences as our city chiefs did?Apply Now!
Citiletter App StoreCitiletter Google Play
Copyright © Citiletter 2017-2019 Beta