Garakuan is an accommodation facility that enables you to charter and stay at a whole block of “machiya,” Kyoto’s traditional townhouse. It is a place where you can experience Japanese culture and art created with obsession of the owner who is a painter in Kyoto. It is machiya accommodation facility near Kyoto-station ,shijyou-kawaramachi,higashiyama. Popular sightseeing spots, Sanjusangendo Hall, Yasaka Shrine, Kodaiji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera,Kyoto National Museum are also very conveniently accessible on foot. And Fushimiinari-Shrineare, Shimogamo-jinja-Shrineare, kurama-dera, kibune-jinja-Shrineare also very conveniently accessible by Keihan train. You may securely stay at this facility with hotel / inn business license.

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Garakuan Address 74-1 Minami-kyougoku-chou Shimogyou-ku Kyoto-city 600-8017
From Kyoto Station Approximately 8 minutes by taxi:See details here
Approximately 20 minutes on foot:See details here
From Kyoto Station (Hachijyo exit / Express bus) Approximately 8 minutes by taxi:See details here
Approximately 20 minutes on foot:See details here
From Umeda Station (Osaka)

Approximately 45 minutes by train(JR Line):
1. Take the Hankyu Line (Catching the Special Rapid Service is recommended)
2. Get off at Kyoto Station
3. (20 minutes on foot) See details here / (8 minutes by taxi) See details here
 

Approximately 45 minutes by train(Hankyu Line):
1. Take the Hankyu Line (Catching the rapid express service is recommended)
2. Get off at Kawaramachi Station
3. (15 minutes on foot) See details here / (8 minutes by taxi) See details here

From Kansai Airport (Osaka) Approximately 85 minutes by train:
1. Take the JR Express HARUKA line to Kyoto Station
2. Get off at Kyoto Station
3. (20 minutes on foot) See details here / (8 minutes by taxi) See details here

Approximately 85 minutes by Express bus:
1. Take theExpress bus to Kyoto Station
2. Get off at Kyoto Station
3. (20 minutes on foot) See details here / (8 minutes by taxi)See details here
Access by taxi Please present the following details to a taxi driver;
〒600−8117 京都市下京区南京極町74番地1
(高瀬川の西側の道に面しています。宿の前は歩行者用道路になっていますので注意して走行してください)
(The address of Kyoto Garakuan in Japanese)
 (The address of Kyoto Garakuan in Japanese)