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

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

Posted by はる家 on 2019-11-05 in KOJIKI Trip

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 […]

Do you know “Kotatsu”? If not, why don’t you try?

Do you know “Kotatsu”? If not, why don’t you try?

  Kotatsu with Japanese rooms   At HARUYA, 100 years traditional architectures in Kyoto and Nara, the Japanese winter symbol “Kotatsu” appears in all Japanese rooms expect bunk bed types. The presence or absence of “Kotatsu” can be confirmed in the room photo of our official web site. HARUYA Higashiyama 100 years Japanese architecture called […]

[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 […]

Making of “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ②

Making of “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ②

  Making of “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ②   100 years Japanese traditional architecture, HARUYA offers the opportunity to be familiar with Japanese culture through Japanese staple foods ‘rice’. Delivered from HARUYA own rice field, with salt for Ise Jingu, tasting grace of rich four seasons of Japan, HARUYA Morning Porridge is for you. […]

“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 […]

Susuharai, Japanese way of clean up

Susuharai, Japanese way of clean up

  Susuharai, Japanese way of clean up   Pillars and piers that glow black when wiped carefully. For example, there is a “wipe ceremony” that wipes out Buddhist scripture’s dust once a year. For example, the shrine is cleaned every morning. HARUYA would like the guests to see a beautifully polished 100 years architecture. Clean […]

HARUYA Morning Porridge ‘Cha Gayu’

HARUYA Morning Porridge ‘Cha Gayu’

  HARUYA Morning Porridge ‘Cha Gayu’   100 years Japanese traditional architecture, HARUYA offers the opportunity to be familiar with Japanese culture through Japanese staple foods ‘rice’. Delivered from HARUYA own rice field, with salt for Ise Jingu, tasting grace of rich four seasons of Japan, HARUYA Morning Porridge is for you. Other articles on […]

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 […]

Manyo Botanic Garden of This Month

Manyo Botanic Garden of This Month

  Manyo Botanic Garden of This Month At HARUYA, the 100 years Japanese traditional architectures, “Travelling Kojiki” with the theme of “Kojiki” and “Manyo Journey” with the theme of “Manyoshu” are proposing. We especially recommend the Manyo Botanical Garden in Nara Park, famous for its deer. Please visit it when you visit the Great Buddha […]

Making of “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ①

Making of “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ①

  How to make “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ①   The 100 years traditional architecture, HARUYA cultivate “Morning Porridge” rice in the HARUYA own rice field without pesticides. Next week, the harvesting season is finally underway, and the HARUYA own rice field is brilliantly growing golden ears. Prior to mowing, dig a ditch on […]

Monk Ceremony in a World Heritage site

Monk Ceremony in a World Heritage site

Posted by はる家 on 2019-08-28 in HARUYA

  Monk Ceremony   Every morning we can experience Monk Ceremony for free in Nishihonganji Temple. We can experience it easy even for those who are “I wonder if I can do it for the first time”, “I am interested, but I do not have much time”. ■ Easy for beginners There is a scripture […]

Kyoto event: Gozan no Okuribi Ritual Fires

Kyoto event: Gozan no Okuribi Ritual Fires

Gozan no Okuribi Ritual Fires   Appears high in Kyoto ‘Obon’ season, and disappears ugly The fire that crawls our ancestors always gives us peace of mind, courage and a heart of gratitude.       The origin of the Japanese word “mourn” is “to visit”. We cannot visit a deceased person, but remember the deceased […]

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 […]

Renovating]: “HARUYA Umekoji” Mix Dormitory Room

Renovating]: “HARUYA Umekoji” Mix Dormitory Room

Posted by はる家 on 2019-07-10 in HARUYA

At the “HARUYA Umekoji”, with four different tastes of hundred-year-old traditional architectures, the most affordable shared dormitory room, “Suou” has been redesigned. We can use the desk and backrest in a bed with a private feel that is easy for even beginners to spend. In a private space where three sides are covered by a […]

Deer and Big Buddha and Take a deep breath in Mt. Wakakusa

Deer and Big Buddha and Take a deep breath in Mt. Wakakusa

Wakakusayama Mt., a symbol of Nara, which is lined with deer and great Buddha. It is a place that is widely loved by from nursery schools and kindergarten children to adults. In January, there is a “Yamayaki” festival which more than 40,000 people visit in one day. Wakakusayama Mt. is popular for its panoramic view […]

Plum Rice Porridge of HARUYA Morning Porridge

Plum Rice Porridge of HARUYA Morning Porridge

4 different tastes of 100 years traditional architecture, ‘HARUYA Umekoji’, has the opportunity to be familiar with Japanese culture through Japanese staple foods “rice”. Plum Rice Porridge is called ‘Ume-gayu’ and written as 梅粥. We hope you enjoy the classic in Japan with the grace of the rich four seasons. HARUYA Umekoji 4 different tastes of […]

Remodeled the room type of “Chigusa” in [HARUYA Umekoji]

Remodeled the room type of “Chigusa” in [HARUYA Umekoji]

Posted by はる家 on 2019-06-18 in HARUYA

The room type of “Chigusa” in [HARUYA Umekoji], 4 different tastes of 100 years classic architecture, has been remodeled. To be more comfortable, it emphasizes usability from the user’s point of view. At within walking distance to Kiyomizu Temple or Gion [HARUYA Higashiyama], and a 120 years village headman residence [HARUYA Naramachi] in Nara, HARUYA will continue to […]

KAKIGORI, Japanese Shaved Ice has coming.

KAKIGORI, Japanese Shaved Ice has coming.

The season of “KAKIGORI”, Japanese Shaved Ice, has come again this year. Even from the same book, we can get a special feeling when we read while traveling, and we can feel the same “KAKIGORI”, especially when we eat in the traditional architecture. The real thrill of traveling may be in such a place. We […]

Weeding section of How to make “HARUYA Morning Porridge”.

Weeding section of How to make “HARUYA Morning Porridge”.

We met a small tadpole in the HARUYA own pesticide-free rice fields in fresh green leaves of early summer. In order to improve the growth of rice, weeding that takes place 10 days after rooting. About every 10th day, we will weed three or four times until harvest. With our slogan “Link the past, present and the […]