Stay at Machiya

1. Just like Tokyo’s kominka (old-fashioned guesthouses), lodgings using Kyoto’s old machiya (townhouses) are on the rise.

2. Pan and Circus is a guesthouse in a renovated century-year-old pawnshop. It aims to be a “salon for young travelers from all over the world” and welcomes international guests. The bar space with the owner’s collection of antique furniture and works by various artists offers a pleasant place to socialize. You don’t have to stay here to enter the bar. Please go in and mingle with the guests.

3. Toshiharu Ryokan is a 100-year-old ryokan (old-fashioned inn) designated as a registered tangible cultural asset of the nation. Staying at this ryokan used to be by invitation only, but today anyone can make a reservation. At dusk, the courtyard is illuminated and guests can enjoy a charming view from their rooms. No dinner is served, but do take the okamisan’s (landlady’s) recommendations on restaurants. She will surely tell you about good ones in the neighborhood.

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Live music events at Machiya
京町家の音楽
Uchimizu
打ち水
I am your Yuzen
友禅の色
Kyoto Proverbs
Sumo wrestler
大相撲力士
Capsule hotel
カプセルホテル
Iced coffee
アイス珈琲
Manga cafe
マンガ喫茶
Edo kiriko
江戸切子
Shinjuku
新宿
Roppongi Hills
六本木ヒルズ
Architecture Street
建築ストリート
Sanshin
三線
Awamori
泡盛
Lunch “A”
Aランチ
Shiisaa
シーサー
Japan
ANA
Germany
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Taiwan
Mobile Suit Gundam
Mexico
Doraemon
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
How global fans see Japan: kawaii heaven.
The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
Metal tableware
金属食器
Picks
楊枝
SIRI SIRI
SIRISIRI
Daruma
達磨
SOBA
蕎麦
RICE CAKES
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
SUSHI
寿司
Nerhol
MANABU IKEDA
YAYOI KUSAMA
TABAIMO
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
AWA ODORI
MENBURYU