Local Info

THE MACHIYA KAMIUMEYA lies in the heart of the Higashiyama District, which is home to beautifully preserved wooden buildings, and is surrounded by Kyoto's most famous shrines and temples.

Discover the mystery behind the 1,001 Kannon statues housed within Sanjyusangendo Temple. Enjoy the changing seasons, and the view of the entire city from Kiyomizu Temple, which sits atop the mountains of the Higashiyama. Discover Kyoto through artwork at the Kyoto National Museum, or take a stroll through the Higashiyama area towards the famous Gion neighborhood, and Shijo shopping area.

Access to other sightseeing spots from THE MACHIYA KAMIUMEYA

◎By train
Walk 8 minutes from THE MACHIYA KAMIUMEYA to "Kiyomizu-Gojo Station".

From "Kiyomizu-Gojo Station", take the local train south to Tofukuji Temple.
And from "Tofukuji Temple Station", take the JR train to Fushimi Inari Shrine and Uji.

From "Kiyomizu-Gojo Station", take the local train north to such popular areas as Shijo, Sanjo and Demachiyanagi.
At "Sanjo Station", take the Tozai Line to "Higashiyama Station". Find yourself in the historical Higashiyama District.

"Kiyomizu-Gojo Station" also offers direct train access to Osaka.
◎By bus
Walk 5 minutes from THE MACHIYA KAMIUMEYA to "Gojozaka" bus stop.
Take the bus to access numerous sites across Kyoto.