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LIBRARY ライブラリー

The “dNa” library, brought to you by Nintendo’s founding Yamauchi family, allows visitors to experience for themselves the history and culture of the Nintendo brand.

Filled with playful and original items to stimulate the creative spirit,
this space both values the past and provides inspiration for the future.


Located in the original building near the entranceway, this library was created by Makoto Tanijiri and Ai Yoshida’s architectural design firm,​ ​
SUPPOSE DESIGN OFFICE Co., Ltd. 
Take this unique opportunity to feel the very DNA at the heart of the Nintendo brand, still beloved today across the globe.

LIBRARY AREA ライブラリー空間

The library area allows guests to experience the history and the origins of the Nintendo company.
Broaden your understanding of the identity of the Nintendo brand via a wide variety of media
including carefully-selected books, 
an interactive art installation by Rhizomatics inspired by playing cards,

and art works on the theme of the original Famicon (Nintendo Entertainment System).

BAR COUNTER バーカウンター

Enjoy a drink or two at the bar while perusing the library’s books.
The bar is stocked with a wide variety of liquors to match any taste,
including the Nintendo founder’s own favorite whisky and gin.
Enjoy the sophisticated ambience of this unique space 
for an unforgettably indulgent experience.

INFORMATION INFORMATION

  • Business hours


    8 a.m. - 11 p.m. (Terrace until 8 p.m.).
    Entrance after 6 p.m. is permitted for adults only.
  • Address


    342 Kagiyacho, Kamogawa Nishiiri, Syomen-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

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  • Contact the hotel:


    075-353-3355
  • Number of seats at the bar counter


    7
  • The library may not be open to accommodation guests when private events are held inside.