Few minutes’ walk distance from “Nijyo Castle”. Walk 10 minutes to “Shinsenen” which is a garden for emperor, and also 20 minutes to “Kyoto Imperial Palace (Gosho)”.
Quiet living town of Northern Area of Nijyo Castle.
The depth of the narrow street is “Nakano-An”.
Northern area of Nijyo Castle where is bustle with visitors from all over the world. Walk in the quiet living town, you will find a nameplate of “Nakano-An” in the depth of a narrow street.
On the ground floor, you will see a wide earth floor and Japanese room with tokonoma (alcove). An inner garden is in front of the living room where you can see from porch while you sit. Little kitchen and umbrella pines’ bathroom are prepared. Walk a spiral staircase to the second floor, you will see a bed room.
Nakano-an is close to subway station and JR railways station, you can easily move around for sightseeing and shopping.
Own turf of Nijyo Castle, the world heritage
One of the most famous and polular sightseeing spot “Nijyo Castle” welcomed a lot of visitors everyday from all over the world. The castle is surrounded by moat and a road around the moat is popular for local people in Kyoto as a running course. One round is for 1.8km long, and this is great way for take a walk in the morning.
Imagine a life in an old capital
Go through under a small gate on a narrow street, and you will find Nakano-an at the depth. The atmosphere around there seems an old times, you can see old houses at there. Around Nakano-an is a normal houses which now local people are living, so you can enjoy a quiet time with them during your stay. Please feel machiya’s atmosphere with seeing inner garden and lattice.
Relaxing inside an umbrella pines’ bathroom
We prepared a bathroom made of umbrella pines which is the highest class of wooden bath. Umbrella pines are special because the white-yellow color with luster, noble scent of cypress, and minute grains. Beside of the bathrooms is inner garden, you can open the window and feel outside air while you are taking a bath.
Information of Nakano-an
- 519-23, Nakanocho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-8143
- 6 people
Bus stop "Horikawa Marutamachi" 3 mins walk
Subway "Nijyoujyoumae" 8 mins walk
※ Please bring your own pajamas for your good night sleep.