Ryukoku Museum
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Ryukoku Museum

Museum in Kyoto, Japan

The Ryukoku Museum exhibits a wide variety of cultural artefacts centred around Buddhism, taking into consideration the birth of Buddhism in India, the spread of Buddhism into Asia and the development of Buddhism in Japan. Through these exhibits, the museum aims to deepen the public's understanding of Buddhist culture as well as advancing academic research and communicating their achievements to society.


Japan, 〒600-8399 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Shimogyō-ku, Maruyachō (Kitakōjidōri), 京都府京都市下京区西中筋通正面下る丸屋町117


- Approximately 12 minutes on foot from Kyoto Station on the JR, Kintetsu and Karasuma Subway lines - Approximately 10 minutes on foot from Gojo Station on the Karasuma Subway Line - Approximately 2 minutes from the Nishi Honganji-mae stop on the Kyoto City Bus (Lines 9, 28 and 75)

Phone Number

+81 75-351-2500


Working Hours

Museum Hours 10 am - 5 pm *Last admission is 4:30 pm Museum Closed On Every Monday *Open when Monday is a holiday (closed the following day) Other days as set by the museum



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