坂の上   Click to listen highlighted text! 坂の上

(saka no ue)

Sakanoue is a traditional Japanese Inn located in the heart of Gion, a vibrant yet quiet area where you can experience the historical part of Kyoto. As you step inside the building, you will immediately notice the exquisite beauty of the Japanese traditional architecture that comes with craftsmanship and passion. The wooden floors creak beneath your feet, and the sliding doors glide open with a gentle push, inviting you into a world of elegance and serenity.

Every detail of Sakanoue has been carefully considered to create a truly authentic Japanese atmosphere. The furnishing in each room is carefully selected, with vases and hanging scrolls adorning the walls. The rooms are designed to establish a sophisticated ambiance that reflects the charm of Japanese culture. The traditional futon beds are meticulously prepared to ensure a comfortable and peaceful night’s sleep.

The neighborhood where Sakanoue is located is incredibly peaceful, with few cars and people on the streets. Even with the windows open, the sounds of the city are rarely heard from the rooms, offering guests the silence they need to relax after a long day. The tranquility of the area provides the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

The history of Sakanoue is steeped in the rich culture of Kyoto. The inn’s name was given by the famous monk, Shuichi Kiyomizu, who was inspired by the elegant slopes of the surrounding area and the historical figure, Sakamoto Tatsumaro, who had a deep connection with Kiyomizu Temple. Sakanoue is located close to several of Kyoto’s most famous attractions, including the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Gion Corner, and the Yasaka Shrine.

“At Sakanoue, we work hard to offer our guests an unforgettable experience, one that is sure to leave a lasting impression. We pride ourselves on our exceptional service, and our friendly staff is always on hand to assist you with any needs you may have. Whether you are looking to relax and unwind or explore the vibrant culture of Kyoto, Sakanoue is the perfect choice for your stay in this historic city. So come and experience the beauty and tranquility of Sakanoue, and let us take you on a journey through the heart of Japan.”

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