About us 

Biseika Galeria Dos is a Machiya style gallery centered on dolls (Japanese dolls, Bisque dolls, Antique dolls, etc.and all kinds of artworks in the north of Kyoto, Japan. The gallery first opened on October 1st 2011, on the day of the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Festival, after the renovation of the 80-year-old kyomachiya (traditional Kyoto townhouse).

 

The first floor of the gallery is a Japanese style space with tatami floors, while the second floor has European style furniture. 

 

 


Temporary exhibitions 

We hold doll group exhibitions during spring and autumn every year.

These exhibitions can be visited without reservation free of charge.

For other exhibitions please check the schedule on our website and social media.

 

>>Current and past exhibitions.

 


Permanent exhibition

We have a permanent exhibition of dolls and artworks.

 

To visit the permanent exhibition please make a reservation before visiting.

During the temporary exhibitions it is not possible to visit the permanent exhibition.

 


Doll・Artwork acquisition and contact

For inquiries and clients that are interested in purchasing a doll or artworks please fill this form and we will contact you as soon as possible. Some of our staff members do not speak English, so please write in Japanese if possible. 

 

>>Web form for acquisitions

>>Web form for other inquiries

 

For the temporary exhibitions there will be a lottery to acquire artworks on the first day, the remaining pieces will be sold as usual. Applications can be made online until the day before the opening or in the gallery.

 

>>Details about the lottery and online application

 


Visit the gallery

Opening hours during temporary exhibitions:

11:00 am - 17:00 pm (Last day of the exhibition 11:00 am - 16:00 pm)

・Closed days will vary depending on the exhibition.

 

To visit the permanent exhibition please make a reservation before visiting.

 

Getting here on foot

・About 10 minutes walk from JR Enmachi Station.

・About 10 minutes walk from Randen Kitanohakubaicho Station.

 

Getting here by bus 

From JR Kyoto Station, take Kyoto City Bus number 26 or 205,

get off at Kitano Junior High School (北野中学前) and walk for 5 minutes.

 

 

Address: 602-8368 Kyoto-shi, Kamigyo-ku, Onmaedori, Nishiura, Kami no Shimodachiuri,

Agaru, Kitamachi 570-1

Address (Japanese)〒602-8368 京都市上京区御前通西裏上の下立売上る北町570-1