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京都でのイベントや地元スタッフによるローカル情報、日々のことなど。
From events, guides, secret spots to information about us you can find anything related to Kyoto here.

Our Favourite Otagi Nenbutsu-ji When friends come to visit us outside from Kyoto there is one temple we like t …
Exploring the Daitokuji Area Not far away from the famous Kinkakuji (Golden Temple) and Ryoanji (popular for t […]
How to Onsen One of the must-dos to experience Japanese culture at first hand is taking a hot bath in …
Sakura Spots in Kyoto What is more important in spring than the weather forecast?The sakura (cherry blossoms)  […]
Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro 2019 Usually our guests at Guest House hachi visit Arashiyama during the daytime to […]
Antiquarian Book Fair 2019 A book fair outside in this heat doesn’t sound very inviting, but the big tre […]
Gojozaka Pottery Festival 2019 A trip to Kyoto is never complete without checking the famous potteries of the […]
teamLab at Shimogamo Shrine Digitized Forest at the World Heritage Site of Shimogamo Shrine by teamLab Three t […]
Tanabata at Kodaiji Kodaiji Temple with its extensive gardens which include a bamboo forest and beautiful pond […]
Gion Matsuri in Kyoto It is the month of July, a very important month for Kyoto because it’s the month …
Firefly Spots in Kyoto With the many rivers, creeks, ponds and canals in Kyoto, guests who visit the ancient c …
Mifune Matsuri Mifune Matsuri (Three Boat Festival) takes place on this week’s Sunday. It is hosted by a […]
Kyoto Ohara Village We all know that there is a place up in the north of Kyoto called Ohara. But …
Spots for Autumn Foliage As we are preparing ourselves for the busy autumn season at hachi, we at Guest H […]
Happy Birthday hachi ! Today marks exactly one year since we opened Guest House hachi and looking back, we all …
Aoi Matsuri Aoi Matsuri takes place in Kyoto every May 15th. Being one of the three big festivals of the …
No more ticket confusion – IC Cards in Japan Do you also find it hard sometimes to get the right …
Popular Kyoto Souvenirs A trip to Japan is always a special one. So special for me indeed that after visiting …