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Tour Information

To see

  • Bukkoji Buddhist Temple

    Bukkoji Buddhist Temple

    7 mins. walk from our hotel.
    The head temple for Shinshu Bukkoji Buddhism.The seasonal weeping cherry blossoms are beautiful and the golden sight of the fallen gingko biloba leaves is splendid! This temple is very quiet and has a relaxing atmosphere, ideal for a morning walk. There is a cafe and a design shop, "D&DEPARTMENT", inside the temple. They have various popular Kyoto teas, pickled vegetables, crafts and daily supplies, and are highly recommended.

  • Ichihime Temple

    Ichihime Temple

    13 mins. walk from our hotel.
    This is a temple known for being a guardian for women. It is known to bring good luck and have the power to prevent bad luck amongst women. "Amenomanai's Water" is a well located inside the temple which was used as the first bath for successive emperors. If you drink this god water and bring your hands together, it is said that only one wish from the heart will come true.

  • Shosei-en Garden

    Shosei-en Garden

    13 mins. walk from our hotel.
    Known as "Kikokutei" by the locals, this garden is very calm and blessed with nature. You can enjoy plum and cherry blossoms in the spring, iris and water lily in the summer, and autumn foliage in the fall. Personally, this place is a highly recommended spot to see.

To experience


There is a Kyoto-style, Japanese fan shop called "Ohnishitune Shoten" about a 7-minute walk from our hotel. You can experience various cultural events such as tea-ceremony, fan-painting and fan tossing game. We offer a reservation service for these events.

  • Tea Ceremony Experience

    Tea Ceremony Experience

    2,000 yen, translation service + 1,000 yen
    Very popular among foreign tourists where you can learn the traditional tea ceremony at a very at-home style enviroment, with interpreter assistance. You can also sign up for this event from the morning, ideal for those busy travelers.

  • Fan-Painting Experience

    Fan-Painting Experience

    2,700 yen
    Introducing the fan-making technique where you will learn how to create a fan through step-by-step instructions.
    Time : Approx. 1.5 hours

  • Tosenkyo - Fan Tossing Game

    "Tosenkyo" - Fan Tossing Game

    1 hour / 2,000 yen (*from two people)
    Tosenkyo is a traditional game where you toss a fan over a stand to topple a target and compete against your opponent. This is a highly recommended game for those repeaters to Kyoto.


  • Tie-Dye Experience

    Tie-Dye Experienc

    You can experience tie-dye from a traditional store, "Izutsu" that is located about a 10-minute walk from our hotel.
    Japanese Towel (1,500 yen), Handkerchief (1,200 yen), Hand Towel (1,500 yen), Face Towel (2,500 yen), Bath Towel (4,000 yen), Japanese Wrapping Cloth (3,500 yen), Yukata (please inquire for price).
    10 mins. walk from our hotel

To eat

  • Seasonal Cuisine  Muromachi Kinugawa

    Seasonal Cuisine Muromachi Kinugawa

    5 mins. walk from our hotel.
    Traditional Kyoto restaurants can get quite pricey if you stick to a taste, however, at this restaurant you can actually enjoy a seasonal dish at a reasonable price, many of our guests enjoy their cuisine. Average meal per person is 3,000 - 4,000 yen.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Muromachi-dori, Gojo-noboru, Bantoya-cho 284
    TEL: 075-341-0355

  • Bistro Asperge Blanche

    Bistro Asperge Blanche

    (Bistrot Asperge Blanche)
    6 mins. walk from our hotel.
    The concept of this restaurant is "casual", "daily" and "healthy". It is a casual restaurant where all vegetation is imported directly from the farmers in Ohara, the meal evokes the flavor of its natural source. The menu dishes are very tasty, yet the price is also reasonable, it is one of the town's favorite bistro. The restaurant is run by a huband-and-wife and has a very warming atmosphere.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Yokosuwan-cho, 313-2
    TEL: 075-352-4570

  • toilo


    13 mins. walk from our hotel.
    This restaurant serves fusion dishes of western and eastern meals. Fresh vegetables are direct-from-the-farm and the restaurant has its own route for Japanese beef, they serve exquisite cuisine. We often get appreciation from our guests after being introduced to this restaurant. Average meal per person is 6,000 - 7,000 yen.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku, Kannondouchou 466
    TEL: 075-212-0009

  • Miyako Yasai Kamo

    Miyako Yasai Kamo

    10 mins. walk from our hotel.
    A restaurant that serves buffet style using Kyoto produced organic, pesticide-free or reduced pesticide vegetables, picked that morning. It is a very popular restaurant with a long waiting time, however, the meal is tasty plus the price is reasonable. It is worth the wait.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Higashinotoin-dori, Ayanokojisagaru, Oogisakayacho 276
    TEL: 075-351-2732

  • Bistro Nozomi

    Bistro Nozomi

    13 mins. walk from our hotel.
    Chef's choice meal starts from a reasonable price of 2,500 yen and has a variety of dishes that come with this course that guests are often shocked by. Popular restaurant amongst families.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Karasuma Bukkoji, Higashihairu, Kamiyanagicho 315-20 TEL: 075-361-0802

  • Original Dish & Sushi Nozomi

    Original Dish & Sushi Nozomi

    Franchise of Bistro Nozomi, we recommend this restaurant for guests who would like to enjoy traditional Japanese meals, as well as sushi, for a reasonable price. Chef's choice meal starts at 2,500 yen.
    Address : Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Muromachi-dori, Takatsujikudaru, Takatsujicho 587
    TEL: 075-351-4211

  • Godan Miyazawa

    Godan Miyazawa

    6 mins. walk from our hotel.
    This restaurant is recommended for those who want to pamper themselves with a luxurious meal. The course meal starts at 10,000 yen and has been featured in the Michelin Guide. Reservations are hard to book but there are times when openings are randomly available, so we introduce our guests to this restaurant. The exquisite taste and beauty of the food, definitely is the pinnacle of Kyoto's fine dining experience.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Higashinotoin-dori, Manjuji-noboru, Ooe-cho 557

  • Muromachi Kaji

    Muromachi Kaji

    3 mins. walk from our hotel.
    This is a small restaurant with 8 counter seats. They serve very tasty dishes of Kyoto food and is not too expensive. This restaurant is very popular and booking a reservation may be difficult. We recommend you reserve your seat early on. Average meal per person is 6,000 - 7,000yen.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Matsubara-dori, Shinmachi-higashi, Irinakanono-cho 185 1F



    13 mins. walk from our hotel.
    It takes about 13 minutes to walk but it is close and most of all, has a great cost performance and the sushi is delicious! This restaurant is always packed so we recommend you book your reservation. The building is 80 years old with ambient atmosphere.
    Address : Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Bukkoji, Yanagibaba, Nishiiri Higashimaecho 402