If you visit the 150-year-old traditional large-scale Kyomachiya (townhouse) during the Gion Festival period in July, you will directly feel the wisdom of our ancestors’ summer lifestyle.
*Due to repair work on the main roof, only the exhibition of the Wild Geese screen is scheduled. Additionally, please note that there are areas inside the house that cannot be viewed.
In the teahouse space, the popular seasonal menu features an original amazake (rice wine) made using koji from Saito Sake Brewery, associated with the Sugimoto family.
*Please note that the tea room will be closed on July 15, the Yoiyoiyama, two days before the Yamahoko Parade.
|Open Days||Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from June 30 to July 23|
* Will be closed on Friday, July 14, and Sunday, July 16.
* Regarding July 15, priority will be given to those who have made advance reservations. For other dates, no reservations are required.
|Open Time||10：00 – 18：00 (Entrance desk closes at 17:30)|
|Admission Fee||1,500 yen (High school students and younger 800 yen）|
|Reservation||Regarding July 15, priority will be given to those who have made advance reservations (For other dates, no reservations are required).|
Every 30 minutes from 10:00 a.m., 20 people per slot.
Reservations to: For contacts in English, please use the contact form on our website.
(Please note that it may take some time for us to reply.)
|Contact||*For inquiries in English, please use the contact form on our website.|
(Please note that it may take some time for us to reply.
*The exhibition may be canceled due to inclement weather or disasters such as typhoons or earthquakes. In such cases, we will notify you on our website.
*Please note that certain parts of the building cannot be viewed due to repair work on the main roof.
*Upon entering the residence, visitors are required to wear socks to protect the important cultural properties (Stockings for women are not acceptable).
*We kindly ask visitors to understand that it is not permitted to take photos of exhibits, such as paintings and calligraphic works, in the residence.
*Please note that there is no guidance in English, and the following YouTube video may be helpful for your understanding of the Sugimoto Residence.