A special exhibition taking place at Museum Eki in Kyoto looks at the joy and beauty of the demitasse cup. Literally meaning "half cup" in French, around 400 of these beautiful coffee cups will be displayed at the event, in a range of different designs - from bold to delicate, and traditional to modern. There will also be a focus on European pieces which were influenced by Japanese artistic style in the 19th Century.
Adult admission to the event is priced at 900 yen.
Museum EKI Kyoto is located within the Kyoto Station building, on the 7th floor adjacent to the Isetan department store. The station is served by a wide variety of lines, including the Tokaido Shinkansen, the Tokaido Main Line, the Nara Line, and the Sanin Main Line.
For those who plan to drive, parking is available at the station, which is charged at 600 yen for the first hour, and 300 yen for every 30 minutes thereafter.
I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's gr...