The origin of “Kamishichiken” is, people made seven entertainment houses at this area by using materials which remains of Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine’s reconstruction in Muromachi Era. When Hideyoshi Toyotomi hold a large tea ceremony in Momoyama Era, these seven houses offered dumplings to him, Hideyoshi praised them a lot. Then after that, Kamishichiken had deep connection with Nishijin area, and had a prosperous age.
You can visit “Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine” which is famous for a god of knowledge, “Senbonshakado” which has a famous history of Ounin War, and Seimei Shrine which is a shrine for Onmyouji by walk. Also, the access to Arashiyama area is very convenient when you use Keifuku Line (Randen).
Sasaya-an has a large inner garden which is very beautiful. You can see trees and flowers which will change faces in each seasons, and you can sit there with hearing a water sound of small pound, and feeling a comfortable wind. Please relax and had a great time at this garden.
Sasaya-An’s bathroom is all cypress bath. The smell of cypress has a efficacy of relaxing. You can see a large beautiful garden from the window inside the bathroom. When you taking a bath in the morning, you will feel very relieved with fresh atmosphere, or when you taking a bath at night, you may see a light-up of the garden to makes you feel very romantic. Please forget daily life and enjoy your rich holiday.
※No spice for cooking are prepared because of allergy and religious reasons.