Akihabara in Tokyo is arguably the most popular destination for anime fans. But for those who enjoy reading manga more than anything else, then Kyoto International Manga Museum in Nakagyo Ward is your haven. With over 300,000 manga collections, Kyoto International Manga Museum is more of a library rather than a museum since the visitors can freely roam around, chill, and read their favorite manga. The museum has a very large space indoor and outdoor, with 3 floors high, a basement, and a wide lawn. There are plenty of seats available inside the museum while outside is a big lawn where a lot of visitors lie down or sit down to enjoy the sunny weather.
In addition to its massive Japanese manga collection, the museum also features manga from international artists and some manga adaptations. On some days, the museum holds a drawing workshop for its visitors and other occasional events to entertain the visitors. The museum has a 900 yen admission fee excluding the exhibitions. The museum is also very kid-friendly. On the first floor, there is a children’s library, as well as periodic performances of kamishibai, a Japanese art form that involves large illustrations in storytelling.
How to Get There
From Kyoto Station, take the Karasuma-Oike subway line. Then from there, take a walk for about 2 minutes to reach the Kyoto International Manga Museum.
Where to Stay
If you are looking for apartments near Kyoto International Manga Museum, then take a look at some of the listings in KaguAruoo that are near the area.
This 2K apartment can accommodate up to 5 people. It is just 5 minutes away from Shijo Station and Karasuma Station which makes it very accessible to the Kyoto International Manga Museum. The apartment is conveniently located near shops and restaurants.
This 31sqm apartment is just 3 minutes walk away from Karasuma Oike Station and about 8 minutes away from Hankyu Kyoto Line. The apartment is conveniently located near shopping malls and restaurants. Even though it is located in the center of Kyoto, the area is quiet and comfortable to live in. The apartment can only accommodate up to 2 people so it is most recommended for couples or travelers in a group of 2.
Aside from the listings featured above, you can still find more on KaguAruoo. With over 300 accommodations in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, you will definitely be able to find the perfect apartment for you that suits your needs and your budget. You can just easily browse and inquire directly to the landlord in just a few clicks. The website is also very foreigner-friendly as most of the landlords can also speak English and KaguAruoo itself have their own English Support Team. So if you are looking for an apartment to stay wherever in Japan, KaguAruoo is your place to go.