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.
Special features of machiya appearance are dark-colored grids called “bengara-goushi” and “mushiko” windows, etc.
A spot garden may be viewed through “yukimi-shoji (partial-glass up-down paper sliding screen).”
Guests stay in a Japanese style room on the second floor.This room is road side.
Guests stay in a Japanese style room on the second floor.This room is garden side.
The bathrooms have bathtubs made of cypress.
There are many restaurants outside, but cooking is also possible at the kitchen.
From where you opened the door,One entire town house is rented out for your group.
A beautiful spot garden may be seen through veranda by sliding up yukimi-shoji from the first floor living room.
Machiya-style stairs are usually very steep, but it is mild-stair structure easy to ascend.
Contemporary toilet, bright and easy to use washroom is on each floor.
There is a traditional space.