The Lake Biwa Canal Museum (Biwako-Sosui)
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The Lake Biwa Canal Museum (Biwako-Sosui)

Museum - 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.

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

Public Transportation

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

Official Website

Visiting 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.

Enterance Fee


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