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house Reikanji

Japanese comfort and greenery


Just behind the Philosopher's Path, Reikanji House is a rare location with a profound sense of calm. Every window in the house has a beautiful view of the garden from the ground floor, or of Higashiyama mountain or Yoshida hill and its pagoda from the upper floor. The house is sunlit all day.

The large kitchen / dining room is perfect for lively moments together, which you can continue in the garden in summer or in the small Japanese salon.
Upstairs, a first Japanese room offers the experience of futon beds. The second, the familiar comfort of a Western bed.

Ground floor: Large kitchen / dining room, Japanese sitting room, Japanese bathroom (shower and Japanese furo bath) and toilet.

1st floor: West bedroom with a double bed, Japanese room with futon beds, small desk and toilet.

Reikanji House is close to the temple of the same name and a few meters from the favorite walk of Kyotoïtes, the Philosophers' Path.

Nearby is a small market with fresh produce, Fresco, very convenient for those who want dinner at home, and a delicious bakery.

Bus lines are also close to the house for easy access to other tourist areas of the city.

Our opinion

Reikanji House offers modern comfort, just a few steps away from the Philosopher's Path, with a unique view that can't be beat. 
Sunlit and spacious, it's a perfect house for lively moments with your family or between friends.

House rules

This house cannot accept check ins after 8 pm. (Contact us for further information)
This is a non-smoking house. Please do not smoke in the house or garden. When smoking outdoors, we ask that you not smoke directly in front of any houses in the neighborhood.
We ask that you take the utmost care to follow the garbage rules outlined by your Travel Angel during check-in.
Please be eco-friendly: conserve energy by turning off lights and air-conditioning/heating units when not in use and when leaving for the day.
Keep the house tidy. If you have moved any furniture during your stay, please be sure it is moved back to its original location.

Floor Plan & Amenities

House plans Reikanji
  • Refrigerator
  • Gas stove
  • Microwave oven
  • Toaster oven
  • Rice cooker
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • Futon (2)
  • Single bed (1)
  • Double bed (1)
  • Reversible A/C and heat
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Wifi
  • Our house is not equipped with a television



  • Taxi : Approx. ¥2000 yen from the station (an access map will be provided with your reservation)
  • Bus : Bus number 5, stop Shinnyodo Mae
We highly recommend taking a taxi, as the last 50 meters are up a steep hill.


Latest review

Soizic v.
Feb 2018

C 'était parfait ! Nous avons vraiment apprécié la maison à Kyoto . Notre Travel angel a su nous indiquer les coins remarquables près de notre lieu de résidence , un vrai plus !

Jérémie & famille
Feb 2018

Excellent séjour dans cette maison si bien placée et si bien chauffée quand il neige! Merci aux propriétaires et à Clément pour son accueil et ses conseils. 

Anna & Eric
Jan 2018

HAppy new year, we have had a great time in Kyoto! Thank you for the hospitality and for the tour. The house is awesome!

Frédéric et sa famille
Dec 2017

Maison très appréciée pour sa parfaite localisation et l'expérience japonaise.
Le salon "tatami" a particulièrement été apprécié par toute la famille. Merci aux propriétaires et à Clément!

Famille B.
Nov 2017

Un grand merci à Vivre Le Japon et à Clément pour cette maison idéalement située. Les couleurs d'automne à Kyoto s'annoncent magnifiques. Les temples à proximité valent la visite sous un grand soleil, et la pluie n'est arrivée que le dernier jour!

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house Reikanji

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(Additional guest $19 per night)

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