Come experience a cultural tradition through designs unique to an old-town Kyomachiya.

At Kyomachiya Luck You Bukkoji Higashimachi, we’ve reproduced the traditional Kyoto machiya to the closest possible degree. The compact building is packed with many age-old novelties unique to the Kyomachiya like the “koshi-mado” (lattice windows), “the battari shogi” (retractable benches), the inuyarai (short-arched dog fences), and the “tsuridoko” (a lowered wall for displaying flowers and other ornaments).

Design Features

Kyomachiya Luck You Bukkoji Higashimachi is a trove of Kyomachiya design. Here, we’ll be introducing some of the details of its design.

A Message from

The Artist

−A commissioned work by Yamaba Haruki, one of Japan’s up-and-coming artists.−

The Nihonga painting covering the entire expanse of one of the walls in the lobby is a work by Yamaba Haruki, one of Japan’s rising artistic talents. The lively drawing depicts many of Japan’s native flowers and Kyoto’s traditional festivals. We hope you take the opportunity to enjoy it up close!

Luck You Bukkoji Higashimachi


The “noren” we had specially made for us by the custom-order somemonya (dye craft shop) specialist “Shikisa”. The first thing that jumps out upon stepping through the noren and into the lobby is the large, nihonga (Japanese painting) which covers the face of an entire wall. This drawing is the work of an up-coming-artist named Yamaba Haruki, and the cheery painting is a lavish depiction of Japan’s flowers and Kyoto’s various festivals. We put a great deal of care into designing the interior so our guests have an immediate way to interact with Kyoto culture. Air conditioning is also provided in every room to ensure the comfort of your stay.