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Truly Classic Grand Machiya in the Central Kyoto

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    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 12
    “Machiya Yoshimura” is located in the central area of Kyoto having two of the major historical sites in its neighborhood, Nijo-jo Castle (http://www.wa-pedia.com/japan-guide/nijojo_castle_kyoto.shtml) and Kyoto Imperial Palace (http://www.kunaicho.go.jp/e-about/shisetsu/kyoto.html). Its area is called Kamigyo Ward where best shops and businesses of the time were gathered, in order to serve both imperial families who resided in the palace and Shogun who resided in the castle. Those prestigious business owners lived and ran their businesses in traditional houses called Machiya (http://www.kyotomachiya.com/info.html). Machiya Yoshimura is one of the fortunate few, which has maintained its traditional beauty for over 100 years. Naturally, there remain many long established businesses in... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • DVD Player
    • Electric Grill
    • Electric Stove
    • Freezer
    • Garden or Yard
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Refrigerator
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Aroma Pot and Oil
    • Bicycles
    • DVD
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    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FKN4300935 by: FlipKey
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    In the middle of the city map of Kyoto, Right above Nijo Castle where Horikawa Dori street and Marutamachi Dori street meet. The Imperial Palace as well as the Shijo commercial district is also nearby.
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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012 for a stay in January 2012
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Our group of six stayed here over the new year. It was exactly as it appeared in the photos and was big enough our group. Jun was helpful in settling in and gave us a helpful map of the area. The location was central and there was a supermarket within walking distance. The house was a bit cold but we... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011 for a stay in August 2011
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Management response:

Thank you so much for your review about Machiya Yoshimura! I hope driving in Japan wasn't too crazy for you:) It was our pleasure having you and your family at... more

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Sunnyvale, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011 for a stay in June 2011

We had a great time at this machiya in June. Bicycles were provided for us to use, which made everything very easy to get to. Even then, the Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are not too far to walk to. Nijo station is also close, so you have a convenient place to catch public transportation. It's in a pretty quiet... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for staying with us in Kyoto! Our information kit should have enough English information about the area and Kyoto in general, as well as our own... more

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