A Kyo-machiya townhouse is built in Kyoto’s traditional architectural style, symbolizing its local living culture and representing the city’s scenic beauty that has been refined in its long history for over 1,000 years.
We have created Virtual Reality content to provide those who have never visited Kyo-machiya before with a chance to experience it. We are grateful if any of you become interested in the townhouses to live in or to utilize for various purposes through the VR experiences in our content.
How to use the VR content
①Click to read an explanation of the place.
②Click to move to the next room.
③Click and drag on screen to view 360-degree images of the place.
④Click thumbnails at the bottom of the screen, or click on the floor map to move to the selected room.
Regional Revitalization and Creation Promotion Office
City Planning Bureau
City of Kyoto
Keeping Kyo-machiya in the future.
＞Please see this page.
An IT company in Tokyo, utilizing a Kyo-machiya townhouse as its base, seeks for the values unique to Kyoto where the culture of Monozukuri craftsmanship flourishes.―Mobius-trading.jp.
A Kyo-machiya townnhouse as a creative school for kids. The attraction of learning at a Terakoya-style private school.―iPadmate kids
A Kyo-machiya townhouse which used to be an atelier for textile as well as a private residence, has been revived as an integrated space of an architect office and a place for living, preserving the original features.―The Nakagawa Residence
A Kyo-machiya townhouse has become a place for interaction with the local community! A stage for students, where children and adults of the community can freely drop in.―Ryukoku University Fukakusa Machiya Campus
Seeking for an opportunity to connect the welfare with the community.
A welfare facility with a craft beer factory uses a Kyo-machiya townhouse as its base.―The Social Welfare Corporation Kikuhokokai Heroes
A coffee shop that would last for another hundred years” is the concept. Ogawa Coffee, a long-established coffee roastery, renovated a Kyo-machiya townhouse to make its Sakaimachi Nishiki Shop.
A piece of notice changed the fate of a Kyo-machiya townhouse! The townhouse dating back to the Meiji era (1868-1912) has been revived as a facility to experience Japanese culture.―The Mizutani Residence