[January in Nara]Wakakusa Yamayaki

[January in Nara]Wakakusa Yamayaki

At “Nara park” walking distance from the 120 years Japanese traditional architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, “Wakakusa Yamayaki” is held on the 4th Saturday of January every year. 100,000 people visit in a day. On the day of the Yamayaki, There are plenty of places to see such as free public to climb Mount Wakakusa,”Odondo” that burns […]

Sansha Takusen

Sansha Takusen

HARUYA Higashiyama 100 years Japanese architecture called Machiya, “HARUYA Higashiyama” is. Located at Kyoto Higashiyama area, more than 12 million people visit in a year, it is within walking distance to Kiyomizu Temple, Gion and Main shopping district. 15 minutes by subway from Kyoto station. In the morning and evening, we can walk along the […]

[Touch NIPPON Tourism]A day starting with the morning shrine ceremony

[Touch NIPPON Tourism]A day starting with the morning shrine ceremony

Touch NIPPON Tourism Invitation to the Monthly Shrine Ceremony Heian Jingu Shrine is widely revered as a general shrine of Kyoto citizens. The HARUYA staff will guide you to the monthly ceremony on the 1st and 15th of each month. A day starting from the morning shrine ceremony AYA HIGUCHI (HARUYA Higashiyama) The morning shrine […]

[Touch NIPPON Tourism]Beginning with a greeting, Worship at Mount Atago

[Touch NIPPON Tourism]Beginning with a greeting, Worship at Mount Atago

Posted by はる家 on 2019-10-30 in KOJIKI Trip

Touch NIPPON Tourism Invitation to Atago Shrine An old man said “Fire needs modesty.” HARUYA staff show you to the classic kitchens in Kyoto.     Beginning with a greeting, Worship at Mount Atago KEIJIRO UEOKA (HARUYA Umekoji) 「Onoboriyasu」「Okudariyasu」 Atago mountain, in Kyoto City. Since ancient times, it has been said that there is a […]

Early morning walk, Nara’s feature ‘Deer Gathering’

Early morning walk, Nara’s feature ‘Deer Gathering’

    Nara morning charm Morning time only staying guests can visit. For a limited time, we can enjoy every morning, Nara’s unique “Shiageri” tradition since 100 years ago, the Meiji Era.       Nara’s feature deer   We can visit from ‘HARUYA Naramachi’ on foot, and many people say “Oh, I’m glad to […]

“Touch NIPPON Tourism”, Morning Worship to shrine

“Touch NIPPON Tourism”, Morning Worship to shrine

Posted by はる家 on 2019-10-05 in KOJIKI Trip

  Early morning visit to the monthly festival   “Touch NIPPON Tourism in Nara” is an opportunity we can visit Nara’s fascinating traditional culture from the 120-year-old architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”. On the 1st and 15th of every month, we worship with guests at the “Monthly Festival” held at the local shrine. In Kyoto, we will […]

Traveling to “Kojiki” world, Kamigamo Shrine

Traveling to “Kojiki” world, Kamigamo Shrine

  Kamigamo Shrine   100 years Japanese traditional architectures, HARUYA are proposing a journey on the theme of “Kojiki” book, Japan mytholozy. Kamigamo Shrine, a historical shrine that has been around for thousands of years in Kyoto. Many events are held throughout the year, such as the “Aoi Matsuri”, one of the three major festivals […]

A fireworks party, a lantern light wraps the city of Nara

A fireworks party, a lantern light wraps the city of Nara

In a representative area of Nara, Kofukuji, Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Nara Park, walking distance from over 120 years architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, the “Toukae” festival is held from August 5th to 14th. On the 14th of the last day and the 15th of the following day, “Mantoro” festival is held on the Kasuga Taisha […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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”, […]

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 […]

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 […]