February brings its own set of events and wonders to Kyoto as the temperatures start to rise to warmer days and some of the awaited spring flowers start to slowly flowrish. Down below is a slight description of the things that one can await while in the old capital city of Japan during this month. Out with the old, in with the new Part of the New Year celebrations, the Setsubun Festivals held all around the shrines in the city shall provide a highlight to the vibrating culture alive during the 2nd month of the year. Events vary slightly from shrine to shrine, but one of the most recommended […]
When travelling with family, it can be difficult to find a place large enough to let the kids move around and also fit everyone comfortably. Ina country like Japan, known for its narrow streets and one room apartments, this certainly is the case. Nonetheless, particularly in Kyoto, there is one place that can certainly meet your needs, whether they be finding a place spacious enough, comfortable enough for a large group, or practically located to not waste much time getting places. Fortunately, our “machiya” house of Sakura House Kyoto Imadegawa meets all these requirements while keeping you in the historical ambiance that characterizes this culturally rich city. That being said, […]
Each month the city of Kyoto receives a large number of tourists from all around the world, some of them for the first time and others come to experience the city during another time of the year. It certainly is so that Kyoto changes every month with its many events and seasonal beauty, and this time we shall focus on the marvels that January bring to the old capital city of Japan. The new year has just begun and many people are looking forward to discovering a new corned of the world. Japan continues to amaze with its unique culture and attractive natural scenery, without mentioning the wide range of […]
For those of you have been to Tokyo and stayed in a Hostel, some of you may agree that it is still rare to find a free share kitchen with spacious lounge that allows to you socialize and prepare meals matched to your own preference. Sakura Hostel Asakusa, is located in the historical part of Tokyo and a number one tourist destination for all many foreign travelers. That fact that is located in the main tourist area, it is a common thing to find over priced foods and find it quite expensive to eat out. Sakura Hotel Asakusa is blessed with a FREE shared kitchen that is fully equipped […]
With the increase in the number of foreigners coming to Japan, it is nearly impossible to come across a temple that is not crowded. Not really ideal to take memorable pictures with lots of people in the background right? It is a good area to get out of the typical tourist areas of Tokyo.
You can explore the Kansai Region from Kyoto. While Kyoto has many interesting and beautiful spots to visit, photograph and enjoy, you shouldn’t limit yourself to the one city. Use Japan’s old capital as your base to explore East Japan while staying in our traditional “machiya” house. Sakura House Kyoto Imadegawa welcomes you people from everywhere to enjoy every aspect of Kansai.
Throughout the year, the city of Kyoto offers a great range of attractions for its thousands of tourists coming to experience the cultural abundance it has to offer. One particular season is an autumn Kyoto, when the gardens, parks and surrounding mountains change from their lively green to their beautiful brown, yellow, orange and red enchantment.
Live near Kameido Station on the infamous Chuo-Sobu line, one of the core train lines that goes through Tokyo. Kameido is located in the Koto, Tokyo area in the eastern section of the 23 wards.
With years and even centuries of continuing tradition, the events held throughout the year in Kyoto give a chance to slip into the past and enjoy the ambiance and beauty of such a time. From all these events non is more historically rich as the Jidai Matsuri and its unmissable parade.
Celebrating the Zuiki Matsuri is the celebration the change of seasons from Summer to Autumn in Kyoto. Most, in not all, of the festivals around the country have had an undisturbed continuance for centuries, and one that can not be overlooked while staying at Sakura House Kyoto is the “Zuiki Matsuri”.