"Tsukikusa-an" is located in Miyagawa-cho, right next to the famous and historical Gion. Both Miyagawa-cho and Gion are two of five famous Hanamachi teahouse districts of Kyoto.
Many geisha, or geiko, have spent their youths in these hanamachi districts practicing and perfecting their skills in traditional Japanese art and entertainment. From the lantern that welcomes you inside the house to the artwork found throughout inside the house, discover find subtle design details - reminders of this colourful history - at "Tsukikusa-an”.
Despite being located in the middle of one of Kyoto’s most popular and exciting areas, take one step inside this machiya and find yourself a world away from the busy city life.