Rice planting of HARUYA

Rice planting of HARUYA

100 Years classic architecture, HARUYA, starts cultivating “HARUYA Morning Porridge” rice, which can be eaten every morning, without pesticides in HARUYA own rice field. Today is the day of rice planting. Succeeding seedlings were planted one by one in rice fields. From now until November of harvest, we will keep watching while repeating the grass […]

Five color beans

Five color beans

Posted by はる家 on 2019-05-03 in HARUYA

The 100 years classic architectures, HARUYA has adopted a new logo based on the motif of “Five color beans”. Considered to have the power to repel evil, “bean” symbolizes “health” and “soundness” in Japanese language. In Kyoto, there is a custom of giving ” Five color beans ” as an auspicious thing for a family […]

“Manyo” Book Corner Opening

“Manyo” Book Corner Opening

At 4 different tastes of 100 years architecture, “HARUYA Umekouji”, and at 120 years of the village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi”, commemorating the new era / Laiwa, the Manyo Book Corner have opened. A collection of recommended books from “Manyoshu”, ranging from introductory manga books to commentaries on great songs. On this occasion, we hope the guests enjoy “Manyoshu”. […]

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 […]

Making rice of HARUYA

Making rice of HARUYA

Japan’s rice-making is more than just taking a large amount of food. In HARUYA, we are starting to make rice from seeds in own rice fields. We can have the morning porridge at [HARUYA Umekoji], 4 different tastes of 100 years architecture in Kyoto. Touch the Earth Treat humans as humans. There have been no […]

Manyo Botanic Garden

Manyo Botanic Garden

“Manyoshu”, the source of the new era “Reiwa”. In the [Manyo Botanic Garden] in Nara, we can meet about 300 plants and flowers that appear in “Manyoshu”. When you come to the Great Buddha Hall, Nara Park, please do not miss it. ■ Outline of Manyo botanical garden Opening period: March-October / 9:00-16:30 (17:00 closed) November-February / […]

Kenhyo-Sai Festival

Kenhyo-Sai Festival

On May 1st every year, KENHYO-SAI festival, which means the ice festival in Japanese lauguege, holds in Nara city.  In 710, about 1300 years ago, Nara city had freezer at the current location of Himuro Shrine. We wish you be familiar with SHINTO philosophy, every single wood, grass, and ice are respected as KAMI. ■ Details […]

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 […]

Buddha’s birthday festival

Buddha’s birthday festival

In the city of Nara, a 120 years Japanese architecture “HARUYA Naramachi” worships the birthday statue of Buddha until the 15th April. From 8 o’clock to around 15 o’clock on the 8th April, we can visit Todaiji Temple and put water on the head of Buddha in front of the Great Buddha statue. 100 years classic architectures in the city of Kyoto and […]

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 […]

Grave of Ono Yasumaro

Grave of Ono Yasumaro

100 years Japanese architecture called Machiya, HARUYA propose a journey on the theme of “Kojiki”, Japanese Myths. Following the design and living of Machiya where Japanese traditional culture has Condensed, that roots mostly will reach at “Kojiki”. This time we show “Grave of Ono Yasumaro”. Although it is ordinary for Japanese people, in fact, Japanese writing […]

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 […]

Tamukeyama Hachimangu “Hina Nigyo”

Tamukeyama Hachimangu “Hina Nigyo”

At “HARUYA Naramachi”, 120 years Machiya architecture, the dolls of “Setsubun” appeared, according to the season of the Hina Maturi, dolls’ Festival. Dolls made of Tamukeyama Hachimangu shrine, famous for the “Hyakunin Issyu”, invite us to the rustic and modest world that Japanese have nurtured for a long time. Tamukeyama Hachimangu Shrine, between “Nigatudo” known […]

Kojiki Trip | Kashihara Jingu

Kojiki Trip | Kashihara Jingu

Japan, the oldest country in the world. At the place of the founding of the country, “Kashihara Jingu” in Nara, the “Kigensai Festival” is held on the day of the national memorial day on February 11 every year. There are thousands of attendees from all over the country. One way train access from “HARUYA Naramachi”, […]

Kotatsu | HARUYA Naramachi

Kotatsu | HARUYA Naramachi

At the 120 years of the village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi”, 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 […]

Setsubun “Peach” Decoration related to Kojiki

Setsubun “Peach” Decoration related to Kojiki

At 120 years residence of Nara “HARUYA Naramachi”, we will carry out “peach” decoration according to the season of Setsubun. The tradition of throwing dried soy beans related to the Japanese old tale “Momotaro” and the “Izanagi Shrine” in Awaji Island. “Izanagi No Mikoto” who was pursued by “Izanami No Mikoto” threw peach to escape […]

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 […]

Kojiki Trip | Takachiho

Kojiki Trip | Takachiho

We are proposing a journey on the theme of Kojiki at “HARUYA” which provides traditional Japanese “good stuff” that lives in a 100-year-old Japanese architecture, called Machiya. Design and living of Machiya where Japanese traditional culture which gained high evaluation not only in Japan but also in the world was condensed. Following that roots mostly […]