Garden Museum Hiei

Garden Museum Hiei

Garden Museum Hiei" is a garden arts museum with a motif based on French impressionist paintings. Located at the summit of Mt. Hiei at an elevation of 840 meters, it showcases vistas of the natural beauty that enthralled these artists. The museum also displays ceramic board reproductions of the works of Monet, Renoir, van Gogh and others amidst gardens of seasonal flowers and herbs. The impressionist works spring to life amid the natural light and scenery, changing their faces with the season. An amazing view with Lake Biwa and Kyoto in the distance. Enjoy some soothing time in this garden of colors located close to the roof of the world.



Open Period
Closed on certain days
Closed Period
April 22 (Sat) through December 3 (Sun), 2023, closed Thursdays
Meeting Times and Business Hours
Business hours: 10:00 to 17:30 (admissions until 17:00), autumn business days: November 1 through December 3, 10:00 to 17:00 (admissions until 16:30)
Required Time
1 to 1.5 hours
Provision of Meals
Meals are provided
Universal accessibility
Available with some exceptions
230 standard-sized vehicles, 6 buses, free parking
Cafe de Paris (dining) Business hours: 10:30 to 16:30, last order: 16:00
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