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Nestled in the tranquil Minami Ward of Kyoto, Kyosei promises a perfect blend of traditional charm and modern convenience, making it an ideal retreat for those seeking to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Japanese culture and history. This property, a comfortable haven for up to eight guests, offers a thoughtful arrangement of living spaces, including three bedrooms and versatile sleeping options in the living room, complemented by two restrooms and two bathing facilities. Situated just a leisurely stroll from both Jujo and Tobakaido stations, our location combines serene residential comfort with unparalleled access to the best of Kyoto and beyond.

From the doorstep of Kyosei, the ancient capital’s myriad attractions are within easy reach. The nearby Keihan and Karasuma subway lines open up endless possibilities for exploration and adventure. Whether it’s marveling at the historical sites, engaging with the local culture, or simply enjoying the natural beauty of Kyoto, our vacation rental serves as your gateway to a memorable and enriching travel experience.


The Keihan Line is your key to unlocking the cultural heart of Kyoto, especially with the enchanting districts of Pontocho and Gion within reach. Pontocho, a narrow alley known for its intimate dining scenes right by the Kamo River, invites visitors to experience Kyoto’s culinary heritage in traditional tea houses and modern restaurants. Gion, the city’s celebrated geisha district, offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of geisha and maiko. Walking through its historic streets provides a living snapshot of Japanese culture and traditions, making it an essential part of the Kyoto experience.

In its own realm of cultural significance, the Higashiyama District captivates with its dense concentration of historic sites, including the majestic Kiyomizu Temple. With its panoramic city views and the charming streets that lead to it, filled with traditional crafts and snacks, Higashiyama is a vibrant showcase of Kyoto’s ancient spirit. This district is a labyrinth of cultural treasures, from the serene Philosopher’s Walk to the iconic Yasaka Shrine, each telling a unique story of Kyoto’s spiritual and architectural heritage.

The Karasuma Subway Line not only facilitates easy access to Kyoto’s modern attractions but also connects travelers to significant cultural sites such as Nijo Castle and the Imperial Palace. Nijo Castle, with its impressive fortifications and beautiful gardens, offers a glimpse into Japan’s feudal era and the power of the Tokugawa shogunate. Meanwhile, the Imperial Palace, once the residence of Japan’s Imperial Family, showcases classical Japanese architecture and serene gardens, providing insight into the country’s royal heritage. These sites offer a deep dive into Japan’s rich history and architectural beauty, making them must-visit destinations for anyone interested in the cultural depth of Kyoto.

Just beyond the Imperial Palace, Nishiki Market and the nearby Kawaramachi area present a completely different aspect of Kyoto’s allure. Known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen,” Nishiki Market is a bustling corridor filled with vendors offering a wide array of local delicacies, fresh produce, and traditional Japanese sweets. It’s an ideal spot for food lovers to explore and taste the culinary delights of Kyoto. Adjacent to Nishiki Market, the Kawaramachi area is one of Kyoto’s main shopping and dining districts, brimming with shops, boutiques, and restaurants catering to every taste and budget. Together, Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi provide a vibrant atmosphere that contrasts beautifully with the tranquility of Kyoto’s historical sites, offering visitors a comprehensive experience of the city’s diverse charms.


Designed with comfort and convenience in mind, Kyosei caters to groups and families looking for a spacious and welcoming place to call home during their Kyoto visit. The living quarters are thoughtfully arranged to provide privacy and comfort, featuring a semi-double bed in one bedroom, two single beds in each of the other two bedrooms, and a double sofa bed in the living room for flexible sleeping arrangements. The presence of two restrooms, a bath/shower combo, and an additional shower ensures that preparations for the day’s explorations or winding down in the evening are hassle-free and comfortable for all guests.

The charm of Kyosei is not just in its facilities but also in its position within the local community, offering guests a unique opportunity to experience Kyoto’s everyday life. The neighborhood is dotted with small cafes, traditional eateries, and artisanal shops, inviting exploration and discovery just steps from your temporary home. Whether you’re here to delve into the historic sites, savor the culinary delights, or simply soak in the natural beauty, our vacation rental in Minami Ward is your perfect base for an unforgettable Kyoto adventure.

Tucked away in the tranquil Minami Ward of Kyoto, Kyosei offers a serene oasis amidst the city’s energetic pulse. This area, with its quieter streets and residential ambiance, presents a peaceful retreat from the bustling tourist spots, allowing guests to relax and recharge in comfort. The Minami Ward’s calm and understated charm provides an authentic living experience. Here, guests can enjoy a more intimate glimpse into the daily life of Kyoto residents, away from the hustle and bustle. The convenience of nearby transportation means that Kyoto’s rich array of cultural sites, shopping districts, and culinary delights remains within easy reach, ensuring a stay that’s both restful and rich with exploration opportunities.

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House Features

Large Groups

Kyosei comfortably houses up to eight guests, making it a perfect choice for families or groups of friends seeking to explore Kyoto together. The generous capacity ensures everyone can stay under one roof, fostering memorable experiences and shared adventures in one of Japan’s most historic cities.

Spacious Living Quarters

Space is a luxury in Kyoto, and Kyosei stands out with its ample living areas, offering a rare and valued spaciousness. Guests can relax in the expansive living room, enjoy meals together in the dining area, and still have plenty of room to enjoy personal space, a truly unique feature in the heart of Kyoto.

Fully Equipped Kitchen

For those who love to cook or simply want the convenience of dining in, Kyosei’s kitchen comes fully equipped with modern appliances, cookware, and utensils. Whether it’s preparing a simple breakfast or a full dinner, our kitchen provides everything needed to create delicious meals with local ingredients from Kyoto’s markets.

Multiple Bathing Facilities

After a day of exploration, unwind in Kyosei’s bathing facilities, which include a combination bath/shower unit and an additional shower. This arrangement minimizes wait times and ensures a relaxing end to the day for all guests, adding a touch of luxury and convenience to your stay in Kyoto.

Access Information

From Kansai International Airport

Approximately 1 hour and 18 minutes.
The easiest way to get to Kyoto Station from the airport is the JR Haruka Limited Express Haruka Line. Kyoto Station is the fourth stop.

From Kyoto Station to Kyosei

From Kyoto Station, take the Karasuma Subway Line south to Jujo Station (2 stops; 2 min). Exit the station from Exit 1. From there it is a 10-minute walk east to the house.

Our recommended mode of transportation, especially for those carrying bags, is taxi. Please show your taxi driver the Japanese address on the first page. You may have to show them the map as well, as many addresses in Kyoto are not very clear.

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