Kyomachiya Nishijin Sample Schedule
15:00: Arrive at Kyomachiya Nishijin
Kyomachiya Nishijin opens to guests at 15:00.
We use an auto-lock system. To go inside, you will need to enter the key code sent to you prior to your stay.
To locate the entrance, look for the noren curtain with the black mountain on it.
Peruse the old shops in the neighborhood on the lookout for senbei rice crackers, Kyoto-style sweets, tankiri-ame candy and other Nishijin souvenirs.
If you need to rest, we suggest a café in the style of a Kyoto-style machiya (traditional tradesman’s house). Just take care not to spoil dinner!
The area around Kyomachiya Nishijin is home to several renowned Japanese-style restaurants that serve Kyoto cuisine. Please feel free to ask us for recommendations.
We hope you enjoy historical Japanese and Kyoto cuisine with gusto! We can also arrange catering and boxed lunches if you reserve in advance.
Come back to Kyomachiya Nishijin to rest and relax, slip into the bathtub and gaze out at the inner garden.
Another option is Funaoka Onsen, a nearby hot springs that is a registered tangible cultural property.
Make plans for the next day while you rest in a chair or on a sofa on the first floor . . .
The magazine rack contains over a dozen maps of the sights and famous spots tucked away in Kamigyo-ku area of Kyoto (Nishijin only)
Let the hustle and bustle of a day of traveling melt away in your second-floor bedroom.
The bed runner and cushions are karaori Chinese-style weaves of Nishijin gold brocade.
7:00: Start Your Morning
The Daitoku-ji Temple complex is home to a temple where you can experience zazen Zen meditation.
There is no need to worry if it is your first time; simply arrive 20 minutes early to learn how to do zazen.
9:00: Breakfast and Walk
How about a short walk to Senbon or Horikawa? Or a longer walk to Kinkaku-ji Temple and other sights?
You can buy baked goods at a nearby bakery or enjoy breakfast at a local café.
11:00: Experience Nishijin
After checkout, be sure to dive in and experience Nishijin culture first-hand.
There are many places in the area to enjoy hands-on experiences with kimono, Kyoto-style sweets, Nishijin-ori (Nishijin weaving) and more.