We hold events in Tokyo on regular basis to bring together people from all across the world and introduce them to Japanese culture. Thanks to our long history and the great relationship SAKURA HOUSE was able to build with the local community, the events we hold are special. At events like the local matsuri (festival) Mikoshi in Hatagaya, our residents can be more than just spectators. Together with the locals, our residents can carry a portable shrine called mikoshi and be part of a great tradition in Shinto. At the Nakameguro AWAODORI (Dance) Festival in August our residents gave it all. AWAODORI is a traditional dance festival run by the […]
Kyoto is a city well known for its cultural and historical attractive. It is the city that holds over 1.000 years of history as Japan’s old capital city, and its scenery and citizens have given birth to unique novels and pieces of literature. The great character that this city has created for itself is reflected in its academy magnificence. Universities here are the target of many overseas students looking to continue their studies in an ambiance that allows both to relax and have a good time. Just about 2 years ago, over 900 researchers from all around the globe have come to contribute to ongoing programs on several universities in […]
This August 28th, 2019 (Wednesday) we are very happy to invite you to our KARAOKE INTERNATIONAL PARTY VOL. 17 ! The theme for this event will be SUMMER ROCK FESTIVAL. You are more than welcome to put your favorite music band T-shirt during the event ^^ We will be meeting at the famous GINZA 300 BAR 5CHOME in Ginza , where they offer a variety of delicious and fresh drinks for 300 YEN only! You must try their newly created Wild Grass Cocktails made with organic herbs- grass. After the bar we will move to the KARAOKE NO TETSUJIN GINZA (Located in the same building) and enjoy […]
How’s everyone doing in this hot summer? Hope you have visited the beach or some Matsuri in Japan 🙂 Our residents in Nishiarai Daishi Guest House had the special chance to be interviewed by the Japan Times. They were able to enjoy their stay in Tokyo thanks to the affordable housing SAKURA HOUSE provides for students. They love cooking, traveling and taking pictures. Sharing their home country dishes in Sakura Kitchen located in SAKURA HOSTEL Asakusa was one of the most fun events they joined 🙂 […]
Konnichi wa everyone! It’s already July and the summer season is about to start in Japan. In Summer in Japan is the season of Awaodori dance festivals ! And this year too, Sakura House will join the Awaodori at Nakameguro Festival!! During the Awaodori, groups of dancers and musicians dressed in costumes parade through the streets, accompanied by traditional Japanese music instruments such as shamisen, flute and taiko drums. For quite a long time now, Sakura House has the chance to participate in the annual Awaodori of Nakameguero and to be able to invite some residents to join. This is unique to Sakura House, which like to cultivate good relationships […]
Sakura House has just expanded its options for those coming to study/work/travel in Kyoto. KYOTO IMADEGAWA L is our newly renovated property offering a comfortable, easy and affordable stay for anyone to enjoy and start their life in one of Japan’s most historical cities. Located right next to KYOTO IMADEGAWA R, this property offers the same benefits of staying in the historical neighborhood of Nishijin. Great public transport options: 4 bus lines stopping behind the house + 7 bus lines more on both avenues just a walk away. Imadegawa Station, with straight access to Kyoto Station by subway. Kitanohakubaicho Station, with direct access to Arashiyama/Sagano area by railway 5 different […]
Here are our upcoming SAKURA EVENTS that will be held in this July and August!
Experience Japanese Tea Ceremony in the REAL Tea Room with a Tea Master!
Join us and experience the Tea Ceremony and learn how to decorate with Mizuhiki! Mizuhiki, the traditional decoration, is an ancient Japanese art form that uses a special cord.
FREE Guided tours of DESIGN FESTA Vol. 49, Japan’s Biggest Art Festival! See & Buy the Work of Thousands of Artists, Designers, Musicians & Performers from Around the World!