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What is a MACHIYA?

So what exactly is a MACHIYA?
Even if you’re just dreaming of planning a vacation in Japan or searching for where to stay in Kyoto with family, you will see the word during your searches.
Yes, it’s a house, but what makes a traditional Japanese mansion so special?

While protecting the history and culture of the machiya, MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN strives to maintain the traditional design aspect while also bringing updates to meet the modern needs of our guests. By staying in one of our machiya, you will have a piece of Japanese history all to youself!

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