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The area where the Shiraume Ryokan is located is one of the most beautiful and historical areas in Kyoto, the Gion district. Gion, day and night, is still very much a living world of elegant and traditional sophistication, charms and mysteries. Here the geiko and maiko (apprentice geiko) live, study and work against a backdrop of old cherry and willow trees along the Shirakawa Stream and the polished grand wooden facades of Hanamikoji and the many fascinating back lanes.

Shiraume Ryokan's two 100-year-old red and white plum trees welcome you at the start of our small entrance bridge. In the late Edo period (1600-1868) our ryokan used to be an ochaya (where maiko or apprentice geiko live while they study, train and work). The famous Japanese poet, Isamu Yoshida, who loved Gion, praised its beauty and elegance in his poetry.

The Shiraume Ryokan offers excellent service and warm, friendly hospitality to all its guests. We especially love foreign visitors and understand their needs

Lodging

Enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of a classic Gion ochaya building. Some rooms have a garden view and some are by the stream. Every room is full of special things made by Kyoto craftsmen.

Umegae

3 persons in the room
From 34000yen (8% tax excluded)
4 persons in the room
From 30000yen (8% tax excluded)

Umezono

2 persons in the room
From 38000yen (8% tax excluded)
3 persons in the room
From 34000yen (8% tax excluded)

Umeichirin

2 persons in the room
From 37000yen (8% tax excluded)
3 persons in the room
From 33000yen (8% tax excluded)

Umekoyomi

2 persons in the room
From 33000yen (8% tax excluded)
3 persons in the room
From 29000yen (8% tax excluded)

Umemi

2 persons in the room
From 33000yen (8% tax excluded)

Meals

Bamboo shoots in spring, hamo (conger eel) and Kamo nasu eggplant in summer, chestnuts and matsutake mushrooms in autumn, and kabura turnips and guji fish in winter. Experience and enjoy our sophisticated Kyoto cuisine made with the finest seasonal ingredients.

Facility

Enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of a classic Gion ochaya building. Some rooms have a garden view and some are by the stream. Every room is full of special things made by Kyoto craftsmen.

Sightseeing

We hope your trip to Kyoto will be an unforgettable experience. Imagine what Kyoto can offer and then go out and look for it in the ancient Old Capital of Japan: Kyoto.
 You can walk to many famous tourist spots from the Shiraume Ryokan: Yasaka Shrine, Chion-in Temple, Shoren-in Temple, Kodai-ji Temple, Kiyomizu Temple, Kenjin-ji Temple. We are a 5-min. walk from Shijo Street and downtown Kyoto. Our neighborhood area is designated historical scenery preservation district. You will feel like a time traveller in Old Japan as you stroll down the lanes and narrow stone paved streets of old buildings that surround us...

Another nearby attraction lies along the streets of Furumonzen, Shinmonzen and Nawate Streets: lined with antique shops and tea ceremony accessory shops. Domestic and international tourists and dealers come here from all over Japan and the world to discover treasures.

For outstanding dining experiences, we can recommend a wide range of restaurants and cafes around us: sushi, udon noodles, traditional Japanese, Western cuisine, bars, Japanese sweets, matcha green tea, etc.

The Shiraume Ryokan is perfect in every way: for sightseeing, dining, and shopping. What more could you ask for?

Access

Welcome to Shiraume Ryokan.
The staff of the Shiraume Ryokan welcome each and everyone of our guests with warmth and a friendly smile. Make Shiraume Ryokan your home in Kyoto.

3-min. walk from Keihan Gion Shijo Station.
5-min. walk from Keihan Sanjo Station.
5-min. walk from Tozai subway line, Sanjo Keihan Station.
7-min. walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station.
15-min. taxi ride from JR Kyoto Station.

Inquiries/Reservation

Inquiries / Reservation

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