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 […]

Ukimi-do

Ukimi-do

21-minute walk from the 120 year architecture [HARUYA Naramachi], the cherry blossoms of Ukimi-do are now blooming. Please visit Nara, especially in the morning, where the time has stopped for more than a thousand years. HARUYA Naramachi 120 years of the village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi” is. Guest rooms with traditional Japanese houses have fully […]

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

KENHYO-SAI

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Todaiji “Omizutori”

Todaiji “Omizutori”

Todaiji Temple “Omizutori” that we can go out on foot from “HARUYA Naramachi”, 120 years Machiya architecture counts the 1268th year of this year (2019). We can visit after sightseeing the famous Nara Great Buddha and lovely deer at Nara park. “Omizutori” began in 752, and continued without discontinuation during 1268 years to 2019. On […]

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”, […]

Illumination event “Rurie”

Illumination event “Rurie”

At Nara Park, walking distance from the 120 years Machiya architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, the Illumination event “Rurie” has held in limited period from February 8th to 14th. 426 thousand people visited last year. The scenic sites representing Nara, such as Kusuga Taisha Shrine, Kofukuji, Todaiji and Nara Park come to fantastic light path. Walking on […]

Deer Gathering

Deer Gathering

At the Nara Park, walking distance from the 120 years village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi”, we can see Nara’s specialty “Deer Gathering” which has been held since 1892 for a limited time period from February 9th to March 13th, 2019. When “Nara’s deer affair society” begins to blow a horn, many deer gather from the […]

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 […]