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Ryukoku Museum

Twenty-eight images of the thousand-armed Kannon, Nanbokucho period, Kyoto, Eikando Zenrinji temple

Buddhist Thought and Culture: From India to Japan, "The Family Members: Friends Who Followed the Buddha"/Ryukoku Museum

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 - Monday, February 12, 2024
10:00-17:00 (Last admission/16:30)
Ryukoku Museum

The exhibition, "The Family: Friends Who Follow the Goddess of Mercy," will be held at the Ryukoku Museum until February 12, 2024 (Mon., national holiday).
The approximately 2,500-year history of Buddhism, which was born in India, spread throughout Asia and took root in Japanese society, is divided into two major sections: "Buddhism in Asia" and "Buddhism in Japan. Focusing on the supporting characters in Buddhist art, such as the "kitsuso," you can feel the rich individuality of these figures.

The family members who follow the god

  • The family that obeys the Lord
  • Ryukoku Museum
  • Jan. 09, 2024 (Tue) - Feb. 12, 2024 (Mon) 10:00 - 17:00 (last admission/16:30)
  • Adults 550 yen, college students 400 yen, high school students 300 yen, junior high school students and under free
  • (In front of Nishi-Honganji Temple), Horikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
  • Short walk from bus stop "Nishi-honganjimae".
    13 minutes walk from "Kyoto Station" of each line
  • Tel. 075-351-2500
  • Closed on Mondays (or the following day if Monday is a national holiday)
  • No parking
  • https://museum.ryukoku.ac.jp/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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