Koyuan is an accommodation facility that enables you to charter and stay at a whole block of “machiya,” Kyoto’s traditional townhouse. It is a place where you can experience Japanese culture and art created with obsession of the owner who is a painter in Kyoto.
It is the nearest machiya accommodation facility to the center area of Gion at higashiyama in Kyoto and is located in an alley connected to popular Gion Hanamikoji where maikos and geikos can be often seen. Popular sightseeing spots, Yasaka Shrine, Kodaiji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera are also very conveniently accessible on foot. You may securely stay at this facility with hotel / inn business license.
It is one of Five Great zen Temples of Kyoto and is the first zen temple in Kyoto built by Enzai.
A historic temple registered under World Cultural Heritage List.
Flagstones, machiya-style houses and maikos look very good with each other.
Yasaka Shrine has been popular with the name of “Gion-san”.