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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.


Now in service!   1~4 guests are same price.   Please contact us if you are traveling in a group of 6 or more

Opened in 2017

Occupied area   99,7㎡

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Travel Guide

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