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More than 120 years old machiya located north part of Nijyo Castle.


6 houses are standing side by side in the quiet area of northern part of Nijyo Castle, the World Heritage. This area was used to be an Emperor's female court's residence in Heian Period.
Higashi-no-Tai is one of the house. Please feel the history at there, and enjoy your special stay at this special house.
The owner of these 6 houses is an oil shop which was founded 200 years before, and almost all people in Kyoto knows them as "Yamanaka-Abura". Their original shop is near by these guest house, so you can visit them to get a famous and high quality oil.

Feel seasons at inner garden.

There is a Japanese inner garden which has Japanese trees inside. You can see four seasons of Japanese at there. It is very relaxing when you see there at daytime with day light and night time with light up.
You can view this garden from guestroom and also bathroom.

Good for long stay

There is washing machine with dryer.

Also have built-in kitchen so you can cook anytime.

You can feel like living in Kyoto.

Over 120 years old history.

When you enter the street of this location, you will seelong brown houses on your side. Even there are six houses, the roof is only one. This remains from old time, and this is very rare in mordern time.
These guest houses have more than 120 years history. On the ceiling of the room, you can see a big beam which remains from old time.You can enjoy the history both of inside and outside ot the house.


Minami tei -Heiankyu-dairi-no-yado-(平安宮内裏の宿 弘徽殿 南邸)
297-1, Higashishimmeicho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto
2 - 8 people
Bus "Senbondemizu" 5 mins by walk
1 parking space avairable
2 bicycles avairable (free/need to agree contract on check-in)


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body soap
  • Bath towel
  • Face towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Japanese green tea
  • Coffee
  • Black tea 
  • Microwave
  • IH cooker
  • Fridge
  • Electric Kettle
  • Cookware
  • Tableware
  • Hair dryer
  • 2 Single beds & Futon
  • TV
  • Air conditioner
  • Washing machine
  • Laundry Dryer

※No pajamas.

※No spice for cooking are prepared because of allergy and religious reasons.

※We don't have laundry detergent. Please prepare for it by yourself.