Celebration

Celebration

100 years Japanese architectures, HARUYA are happy to help you with your celebration. To make special occasions more special memories, with designs and shapes of classic NIPPON, original name for Japan, HARUYA are willing to help your smile and deepen your bonds. Gift Japan has the largest number of established companies in the world. Among […]

Ruriko-in temple

Ruriko-in temple

After the cherry blossom season, Ruriko-in temple in Kyoto city will have a special visit of this year. We wish you enjoy fresh green leaves. Bicycle rental is also recommended. ●Details of Ruriko-in temple special admission Date: 2019 April 15th (Mon)-June 30th (Sun) Time: 10:00 ~ 17:00 Registration is not required Ruriko-in Official Website: http://rurikoin.komyoji.com Admission: […]

Cherry blossom forecast

Cherry blossom forecast

It is expected that the cherry blossoms in Kyoto will bloom around March 25. The best season lasts until the middle of April. For more details, we can see the JR’s site: https://www.jrailpass.com/blog/japan-cherry-blossom-forecast, 100 years classic architectures in the city of Kyoto and Nara, [HARUYA] update official web site to be familiar with Kyoto and […]

HARUYA Morning Porridge

HARUYA Morning Porridge

4 different tastes of 100 years Japanese architecture, [HARUYA Umekouji] has the opportunity to be familiar with Japanese staple foods “rice”. Beans has been said to have the power of amulet. [HARUYA Morning Porridge] depends on the grace of the rich four seasons of Japan. We hope you enjoy the classic in Japan. HARUYA Umekouji […]

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

10 minutes walk from the 100 years Japanese architecture, “HARUYA Higashiyama”, bicycle rent is also recommended for Kamogawa river strolling. 100 years classic architectures in the city of Kyoto and Nara, [HARUYA] update official web site to be familiar with Kyoto and Nara. We hope it can be helpful for you. HARUYA Higashiyama 100 years Japanese […]

Straw craft work

Straw craft work

Works of “Straw craft Takubo” arrived from Takachiho. At Takachiho, there is a custom that people decorates a new year sacred shrine rope all year round. We can see works of “Straw craft Takubo”, inspired by the sacred shrine rope, in the “HARUYA Umekouji” guest room where 4 different tastes of 100 years Japanese traditional […]

The ume blossom festival

The ume blossom festival

The ume blossom festival on February 25 has a tea ceremony where the geiko and maiko of Kamishichiken come to serve matcha and sweets. The Bai-en (ume garden) is open to the public, and Also, on the 25th of each month, there is a street market called “Tenjin-san’s Festival” that is held within the shrine […]

Kotatsu | HARUYA Umekouji

Kotatsu | HARUYA Umekouji

At 4 different tastes of 100 years Machiya architecture, “HARUYA Umekouji”, the Japanese winter symbol “Kotatsu” appears in the guest room. We also serve the “orange” standardized to the Kotatsu. The presence or absence of “Kotatsu” can be confirmed in the room photo of our official web site. Japanese view of nature “warming up” The […]

Shimogamo Shrine “Nagashi Bina”

Shimogamo Shrine “Nagashi Bina”

In “HARUYA Umekouji”, four different tastes of Machiya architecture, “Nagashi Bina” decoration with World Heritage “Shimogamo Shrine” style will appear in accordance with the season of “Hina Matsuri”. The rustic and dignified prototype of the “Hina Matsuri” invites us to the sacred and immersive world of the historical Japan. Traditional event “Nagashi Bina” held on March […]

Mallet of luck

Mallet of luck

I00 years Japanese architecture, Machiya ‘HARUYA Umekouji’ holds “Mallet of luck” decorating in accordance with the season of Setsubun. Mallet of luck is appeared in the famous Japanese old tale “Inch Boy” written about 700 years ago. If we pray our wishes and shake it, we are supposed to see things as we wish. We […]

Azuki porridge

Azuki porridge

100 years Japanese architecture, Machiya ‘HARUYA Umekouji’ will hold a party for the guest with ‘Azuki porridge’ served for a limited time only from January 24th. “The boughs that bear most hang lowest.” As well as being a staple food of Japanese people, rice is familiar with symbolizing Japanese spirituality, such as Japanese alias “Mizuho […]

Japanese Sweets

Japanese Sweets

The 100 years Japanese traditional architecture guesthouse “HARUYA” proposes “Making Japanese sweets” based on the history of Kyoto. In the oldest Japanese Geisha district in Japan, called ‘Kamishichiken’ at a nationwide famous well-known Japanese confectionery shop, we can have a lecture directly from a Japanese sweet craftworker, and can enjoy it with Matcha, green tea. […]

Miyako Yasai Kamo

Miyako Yasai Kamo

Serving Kyoto vegetable buffet from morning delivered every morning from the contract farmer, it is only 500 yen, it also has a soft drink bar, we can enjoy 365 days. “HARUYA Umekouji” 1 minute on foot. Offered only organic / pesticide-free or reduced pesticide vegetables delivered every morning from contract farmers. Non-synthetic coloring, non-preservatives, non-artificial […]

Nanakusa porridge

Nanakusa porridge

A hundred years Machiya guest house ‘HARUYA Umekouji’ will hold a party for the guest to have ‘Nanakusagayu’ served for a limited time only from January 7th to 10th in 2019. Origin of Nanakusa porridge It is a custom that seven kinds of typical winter vegetables in early spring are made porridge. Each of the […]

Kakizome

Kakizome

Japanese traditional annual event called “Kakizome”, the first writing of the year. As the New Year celebrates, we write poetry words or wishes and pray for improvement of writing skill. Enshrined as a scholarly “Kami” of Kitanotenmangu, Sugawara Michizane, was admired for good writing skill named “Sansei” along with Sagatennou and Onono Doufu. On January […]

Goou Jinjya Shrine

Goou Jinjya Shrine

Soon, it is a New Year. Next year’s zodiac is a boar. Many people who can not wait for the New Year have already come to visit the Goou Jinjya Shrine in Kyoto. The shrine is for Wakino Kiyomaro. There is a famous anecdote that Kiyomaro protected the emperor from Doukyou without hesitation in the […]

Winter solstice

Winter solstice

[Season’s hot bath] Winter solstice, the day becomes the shortest in one year. In Japan, there is a habit of having “Yuzu-Yu (Japanese citron hot bath)” on the day of the winter solstice, so as not to catch colds. A strong aroma of “Yuzu” is said to purify mind and body, exhaling evil. Also, as […]

Arashiyama Hanatouro

Arashiyama Hanatouro

The autumn leaves season is over, and there are still days until New Year’s Day. Although it seems to be thought at a time when there are few attractions, Arashiyama lighted up shows a spectacular scenery that is different from the time of autumnal leaves. To Arashiyama station where we can enjoy the illumination, we […]

Kamogawa River’s snow makeup

Kamogawa River’s snow makeup

In Japanese language, there is a beautiful word “雪化粧(Yuki Geshou)” which means “snow makeup”. It looks different, just as snow is piled up. Besides the famous the Golden Pavilion, Kinkakuji snowy landscape, we also recommend walking around Kamogawa river. Snow is piled up in Kyoto about 10 days in a year. Even if it is […]

The Red bean porridge

The Red bean porridge

It is a famous temple of Zen sect, representative of Kyoto · Myoshinji Temple. “Tourinin” is in the premises where we can calmly and quietly spend. Commonly known as “Temple of SARASOUJYU”. In June, the white flower that was declared in the Heike story is blooming in the garden. We can enjoy the new year’s […]