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The origin of “Kamishichiken” is, people made seven entertainment houses at this area by using materials which remains of Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine’s reconstruction in Muromachi Era. When Hideyoshi Toyotomi hold a large tea ceremony in Momoyama Era, these seven houses offered dumplings to him, Hideyoshi praised them a lot. Then after that, Kamishichiken had deep connection with Nishijin area, and had a prosperous age.
You can visit “Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine” which is famous for a god of knowledge, “Senbonshakado” which has a famous history of Ounin War, and Seimei Shrine which is a shrine for Onmyouji by walk. Also, the access to Arashiyama area is very convenient when you use Keifuku Line (Randen).

Inner garden is an enjoyable point of Machiya.

Sasaya-an has a large inner garden which is very beautiful. You can see trees and flowers which will change faces in each seasons, and you can sit there with hearing a water sound of small pound, and feeling a comfortable wind. Please relax and had a great time at this garden.

Slow day at typical Japanese atmosphere with a warm light from Shoji

Second floor has well renovated with typical Japanese style. There are two Japanese rooms, and two lavatory vanities, and a toilet. You can see a beam, circle Japanese shoji window, and a fashionable kimono’s tapestry. You can stay in a bright room with a warm sunlight comes in from a wide window.

Bath time with a good smell of cypress.

Sasaya-An’s bathroom is all cypress bath. The smell of cypress has a efficacy of relaxing. You can see a large beautiful garden from the window inside the bathroom. When you taking a bath in the morning, you will feel very relieved with fresh atmosphere, or when you taking a bath at night, you may see a light-up of the garden to makes you feel very romantic. Please forget daily life and enjoy your rich holiday.

Sasaya-An Information

Sasaya-An (さゝや庵)
4-289, Sasaya, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
+81- (0)50-2018-1700
2 - 8 people
20 mins from Subway "Imadegawa Station"
5 mins from "Senbon Imadegawa" bus station


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body soap
  • Bath towel
  • Face towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Japanese green tea
  • Coffee
  • Black tea
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hair dryer
  • 2 single beds & futon
  • TV
  • Air conditioner

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