The mansion site of Lady Murasaki

The precincts of this Rozanji Temple is the former mansion site of Lady Murasaki.

Lady Murasaki, who is known as the most ancient great novelist in the world, lived all her life this place. Almost all her numerous literary writings, including the most famous "The Tale of Genji" and "Lady Murasaki's Diaries" were produced at this mansion.

The garden of "Genji"

Open 9 AM to 4 PM
Entrance fee 500JPY

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