The Shijo Karasuma neighborhood has long been active as the commercial and business center of Kyoto.
Nowadays, as even more stylish establishments have appeared in the area,
Shijo Karasuma has become something of a center of sophistication.
It is in a corner of this neighborhood, down a small sidestreet, that you'll find the House of Rinpa.

218-5 Itoya-cho (Bukkoji-dori Shin-machi Higashi-iru), Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City

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  • From JR Kyoto Station Transfer to the Subway Karasuma Line from JR Kyoto Station, and get off at Shijo Station, exiting at exit number 6 (from here, approximately a 4 minute walk).
  • From Subway Karasuma Line Shijo Station Approximately a 4 minute walk from the number 6 exit from Shijo Station on the Subway Karasuma Line.
  • From Hankyu Line Karasuma Station Approximately a 10 minute walk from the number 25 exit of Karasuma Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line.
  • From JR Kyoto Station Approximately 10 minutes by taxi or pick-up car.

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