Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
This fine museum holds several major exhibitions a year, as well as a variety of free shows. It’s always worth stopping by to see if...
One of Kyoto’s more popular sights, this shrine was built in 1895 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the founding of Kyoto. The...
Kyoto City Zoo
While we aren’t thrilled about the conditions in which the animals are kept here – the cages and enclosures are pretty small – this is a...
Kyoto Kanze Kaikan Nō Theatre
This is your best bet for performances of nō .
Café de 505
At the National Museum of Modern Art, this indoor/outdoor cafe is a great spot for a pick-me-up while museum-hopping in Okazaki.
Okazaki, Sakyo-ku · interesting places nearby
Okazaki-kōen Area information
Okazaki-kōen is an expanse of parks and canals that lies between Niōmon-dōri and Heian-jingū. Two of Kyoto’s significant museums can be found here, as well as two smaller museums. If you find yourself in Kyoto on a rainy day and need to do some indoor sightseeing, this area has enough to keep you sheltered for most of the day.